2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 16–19, 2005)
Session No. 219 Wednesday, 19 October 2005
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: Ballroom F

T83. The Dawn of Animal Life: Evolutionary and Paleoecological Patterns in the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Animal Fossil Record

Stephen Q. Dornbos, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
219-18:00 AM THE MISTAKEN POINT BIOTA: ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF THE EARLIEST EDIACARANS: NARBONNE, Guy M., Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada, narbonne@geol.queensu.ca
219-28:15 AM EDIACARAN TRACE FOSSILS: “TUBEY” OR NOT TO BE: DROSER, Mary L., Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, mary.droser@ucr.edu, GEHLING, James G., Division of Natural Sciences, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 5000, Australia, and JENSEN, Sören, Area de Paleontologia, Universidad de Extremadura, Arda. de Elvas s/n, Badajoz, E-06071, Spain
219-38:30 AM NEOPROTEROZOIC MICROBIAL-METAZOAN REEFS, NAMA BASIN, NAMIBIA: WOOD, Rachel A., Geophysics, Schlumberger Cambridge Research, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB 3 OEL, United Kingdom, rwood@cambridge.oilfield.slb.com, GRTOZINGER, John, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, and DICKSON, J.A.D., Dept Earth Sciences, Univ of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom
219-48:45 AM ORIGIN OF THE EUMETAZOA - TESTING ECOLOGICAL PREDICTIONS OF MOLECULAR CLOCKS AGAINST THE PROTEROZOIC FOSSIL RECORD: PETERSON, Kevin J., Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, North College St, Hanover, NH 03755, kevin.peterson@dartmouth.edu and BUTTERFIELD, Nicholas J., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom
219-59:00 AM MORPHOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PROTEROZOIC MACROSCOPIC CARBONACEOUS COMPRESSIONS: POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ECOLOGY OF PROTEROZOIC MACROALGAE: XIAO, Shuhai, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, xiao@vt.edu and DONG, Lin, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, Blacksburg, VA 24061
219-69:15 AM TAPHONOMY OF AN EDIACARAN FROND: CHARNIA FROM THE MISTAKEN POINT BIOTA OF NEWFOUNDLAND: LAFLAMME, Marc, Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada, laflamme@geoladm.geol.queensu.ca, NARBONNE, Guy M., Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada, GREENTREE, Carolyn, 1-249 Macdonnell Street, Kingston, ON K7L 4C4, Canada, and GEHLING, James G., Division of Natural Sciences, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 5000, Australia
219-79:30 AM HIEMALORA AND OTHER EDIACARAN FOSSILS OF NORTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND, AND CORRELATIONS WITHIN AVALONIA: HOFMANN, Hans J., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and Redpath Museum, McGill University, 3450 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7, Canada, hofmann@eps.mcgill.ca, O'BRIEN, Sean J., Geological Survey of Newfoundland,  Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources, St. John's, NF A1B 4J6, Canada, and KING, Arthur F., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF A1B 3X5, Canada
219-89:45 AM MINUTE BURROW-LIKE FOSSILS FROM THE EDIACARAN DOUSHANTUO FORMATION, YANGTZE GORGES, CHINA: SIMPSON, Andrew G., Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, alnathesilver@yahoo.com and AWRAMIK, S. M., Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
219-910:00 AM Paper Withdrawn
219-1010:15 AM SKELETAL MICROSTRUCTURE INDICATES A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHANCELLORIIDS AND OTHER COELOSCLERITOPHORANS: PORTER, Susannah M., Geological Sciences, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, porter@geol.ucsb.edu
219-1110:30 AM DID TRILOBITES SHOW DECLINING INTRASPECIFIC VARIABILITY?: WEBSTER, Mark, Dept. of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, mwebster@geosci.uchicago.edu
219-1210:45 AM ABUNDANCE-BASED PALEOECOLOGY OF THE EARLY CAMBRIAN MAOTIANSHAN SHALE BIOTA: ECOLOGIC DOMINANCE OF PRIAPULID WORMS: DORNBOS, Stephen Q., Department of Geosciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, sdornbos@uwm.edu and CHEN, Jun Yuan, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Nanjing, 21008, China
219-1311:00 AM SOFT-BODIED ANEMONE AND GELATINOUS FOSSILS (CNIDARIA/CTENOPHORA) FROM THE LOWER CAMBRIAN, CHENGJIANG BIOTA, YUNNAN PROVINCE, CHINA: STANLEY, George D. Jr1, SANDERSON, Angela C.1, HOU, X.-G.2, and CHEN, Ailin3, (1) Dept. Geology, Univ. Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, crystaline_flame@yahoo.com, (2) Yunnan Key Laboratory for Palaeobiology, Yunnan University, Kunming, 650091, China, (3) Chengiang Fauna Museum, Chengjiang, 652500, China
219-1411:15 AM LOWER CAMBRIAN TRACE FOSSILS OF EASTERN CALIFORNIA: ENGINEERING AN ECOLOGICAL REVOLUTION: NICHOLSON, Katherine A. and BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, kanichol@usc.edu
219-1511:30 AM PALEOECOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE CAMBRIAN EDRIOASTEROID ECHINODERM TOTIGLOBUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR UNUSUAL CAMBRIAN BODY PLANS: DOMKE, Kirk Lewis, Department of Geosciences, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P. O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, kldomke@uwm.edu and DORNBOS, Stephen Q., Department of Geosciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
219-1611:45 AM SMALL CLIMACTICHNITES TRACKWAYS: THEIR ABUNDANCE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TRACKMAKER PHYSIOLOGY: GETTY, Patrick Ryan, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, prgetty@nsm.umass.edu and HAGADORN, James W., Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002

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