2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 26 Sunday, 28 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Exhibit Hall E/F

Paleontology (Posters) I: Faunas, Forms, and Phylogenies

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
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26-175CORRELATION OF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER ORDOVICIAN ROCKS OF BALTOSCANDIA USING CONSTRAINED OPTIMIZATION (CONOP9): GOLDMAN, D., Department of Geology, Univ of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469, Dan.Goldman@notes.udayton.edu, KLOSTERMAN, Susan L., Geology Dept, Univ of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469-2364, NOLVAK, Jaak, Institute of Geology at Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn, Estonia, SHEETS, H. David, Dept. of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208, and MILLER, Gregory C., Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521
26-276SILICIFIED MID-DARRIWILIAN OSTRACODS FROM QUEBEC, CANADA: MALETZ, Jorg, Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 772 Natural Sciences Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260-3050, jorgm@buffalo.edu and SALAS, Maria Jose, CIPAL, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Av. Velez Sarsfield 299, Cordoba, 5000, Argentina
26-377LATE DARRIWILIAN (ORDOVICIAN) GRAPTOLITE BIOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE ELNES FORMATION (S. NORWAY): MALETZ, Jorg, Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 772 Natural Sciences Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260-3050, jorgm@buffalo.edu, EGENHOFF, Sven, Geosciences, Colorado State University, 322 Natural Resources Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1482, and BOEHME, Martina, NGU, Leiv Eirikssons veg 39, Trondheim, 7491, Norway
26-478THE STRATIGRAPHY OF THE EAST LIBERTY QUARRY (LOGAN COUNTY, OHIO) IN THE BELLEFONTAINE OUTLIER: MANN, Keith O.1, WAMBSGANS, Cynthia2, and EVERETT, Randy2, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH 43015, KOMann@OWU.edu, (2) Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH 43015
26-579MIDDLE-EARLY UPPER DEVONIAN BRACHIOPOD SEQUENCE IN THE KAKWA PROVINCIAL PARK AREA OF EASTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA, WESTERN CANADA: DAY, Jed, Geography-Geology, Illinois State Univ, Normal, IL 61790-4400, jeday@ilstu.edu, WHALEN, Michael T., Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 755780, Fairbanks, AK 99775, and OVER, D. Jeffrey, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY-Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 14454-1401
26-680PENNSYLVANIAN [MISSOURIAN] OSTRACODES FROM THE CAMBRIDGE MEMBER, CONEMAUGH GROUP ON THE EASTERN LIMB OF THE BURNING SPRINGS ANTICLINE, RITCHIE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA: CRISP, Edward L., Geology Dept, West Virginia Univ at Parkersburg, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Ed.Crisp@mail.wvu.edu, STONE, Dwayne D., Geology Dept, Marietta College, Marietta, OH 45750, KNOX, Larry W., Earth Sciences, Tennessee Technological Univ, Box 5125, Cookeville, TN 38505, and SOWARDS, Susan L., Science Dept, Blennerhassett Jr. High, Parkersburg, WV 26104
26-781DEGREE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STABILITY AS A PRIMARY CONTROL ON BIOTIC DISTRIBUTION: GRADIENT ANALYSIS OF FOUR MARINE ZONES WITHIN THE GLENSHAW FORMATION (CONEMAUGH GROUP, UPPER PENNSYLVANIAN) IN THE APPALACHIAN BASIN: LEBOLD, Joseph G., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, jlebold@lsu.edu
26-882NEW MIXED MARINE-NONMARINE MICROVERTEBRATE FAUNA FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS (LATE SANTONIAN-EARLY CAMPANIAN) MENEFEE FORMATION, NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO: HECKERT, Andrew B.1, LEWIS, Caleb2, LUCAS, Spencer3, and WILLIAMSON, Thomas3, (1) Dept. of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, heckertab@appstate.edu, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSCO3-2040, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104
26-983IDENTIFICATION OF SCAPHITES HIPPOCREPIS III IN THE TOP ABERDEEN MEMBER (CAMPANIAN BLACKHAWK FORMATION) LAG DEPOSIT, BOOK CLIFFS, EASTERN UTAH: IMPLICATIONS FOR CORRELATION IN THE CRETACEOUS WESTERN INTERIOR: PATTISON, Simon A.J., Department of Geology, Brandon University, 270 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9 Canada, pattison@brandonu.ca
26-1084STRATIGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF LATE CRETACEOUS AMMONITES ON THE NORTH ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN: GARB, Matthew P.1, JOHNSON, Ralph O.2, and CHAMBERLAIN, John A. Jr1, (1) Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, and Doctoral Program in Earth & Environmental Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY 10016, mgarb@brooklyn.cuny.edu, (2) Monmouth Amateur Paleontologist's Society, 57 Oceanport Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764
26-11Paper Withdrawn
26-1286SPINES, SPLINES, AND SINES: MODELING THE GROWTH OF LIVING AND FOSSIL ECHINOIDS: ZACHOS, Louis G., Geology and Geological Engineering, University of Mississippi, 102J Carrier Hall, Oxford, MS 38677, lgzachos@olemiss.edu
26-1387NEW EOCRINOIDS FROM THE LOWER ORDOVICIAN GARDEN CITY FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN UTAH AND SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO: SPRINKLE, James, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, echino@mail.utexas.edu and GAHN, Forest J., Department of Geology, Brigham Young University - Idaho, Rexburg, ID 83460-0510
26-1488A NEW ORDOVICIAN EDRIOASTEROID FAUNA SHOWS STRONG CONNECTION BETWEEN MOROCCO AND NORTH AMERICA: SUMRALL, Colin D., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, csumrall@utk.edu and ZAMORA, Samuel, Área y Museo de Paleontología, Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, E-50009, Spain
26-1589EURYPTERID DISTRIBUTION AND DISPERSAL PATTERNS: TETLIE, O. Erik, New Haven, CT 06511, erik.tetlie@yale.edu
26-1690SELECTIVE BIOMINERALIZATION OF CRAB CUTICLE: THE KEY TO A PELAGIC LIFESTYLE: FELDMANN, Rodney M., Department of Geology, Kent State Univ, Kent, OH 44242, rfeldman@kent.edu, SCHWEITZER, Carrie E., Geology, Kent State University, 6000 Frank Avenue NW, Stark Campus, North Canton, OH 44720, and WAUGH, David A., Department of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242
26-1791EFFECT OF SAMPLE LOCATION AND ONTOGENY ON DECAPOD CUTICLE, A CASE STUDY OF CALLINECTES SAPIDUS: WAUGH, David A.1, FELDMANN, Rodney M.1, HULL, Angie2, HEIN, Kristen1, and SCHWEITZER, Carrie E.3, (1) Department of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, dwaugh@kent.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, (3) Department of Geology, Kent State Univ Stark Campus, 6000 Frank Avenue, North Canton, OH 44720
26-1892GONIODROMITES REUSS, 1858 (CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA: BRACHYURA: GONIODROMITIDAE): THE COCKROACH OF THE JURASSIC OCEANS: SCHWEITZER, Carrie E., Geology, Kent State University, 6000 Frank Avenue NW, Stark Campus, North Canton, OH 44720, cschweit@kent.edu and FELDMANN, Rodney M., Department of Geology, Kent State Univ, Kent, OH 44242
26-1993NEW PROPODIDAE (CRUSTACEA, DECAPOD) SPECIMENS FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS BEARPAW FORMATION: ROSS, Mike, 2614 Navarre Street, Casper, WY 82601, WAHL, William R., Paleontology, BigHorn Basin Foundation, 110 Carter Ranch RD, Thermopolis, WY 82443, wwahl2@aol.com, EASON, Randy, 2300 E. 18th St. Casper, WY 82809, Casper, WY 82809, and BISHOP, Gale, Museum of Geology and Paleontology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 East St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
26-2094OCCURRENCE OF ARTICULATE BRACHIOPODS (RHYNCHONELLIDA: ORBIRHYNCHIA? PETTITT, 1954) FROM THE UPPER BEARPAW SHALE (CRETACEOUS: LATE CAMPANIAN) OF MONTANA: WAHL, William R., Paleontology, BigHorn Basin Foundation, 110 Carter Ranch RD, Thermopolis, WY 82443, wwahl2@aol.com and ROSS, Mike, 2614 Navarre Street, Casper, WY 82601
26-2195ANTARCTIC FOSSIL BRYOZOANS: AN UNEXPECTED ADDITION (ENCRUSTING CHEILOSTOME, EOCENE, USHUAIA AND SEYMOUR ISLAND): CUFFEY, Roger J., Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, 412 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, rcuffey@psu.edu
26-2296MULTIVARIATE MORPHOMETRY AND RATES OF MORPHOLOGIC EVOLUTION WITHIN THE PENNSYLVANIAN FUSULINID BEEDEINA (ARDMORE BASIN, OKLAHOMA): REISDORPH, Stacey C., Department of Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, mazie19@aol.com and GROVES, John R., Department of Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335
26-2397A NEW ALLOGROMIID FORAMINIFER FROM COASTAL GEORGIA, USA: FINE STRUCTURE AND GAMETOGENESIS: ALTIN, Deniz Z., Geology, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602, daltin@uga.edu, HABURA, Andrea, Wadsworth Center, NY State Department of Health, C152 ESP, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201, and GOLDSTEIN, Susan T., Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA GA30602-2501
26-2498THE PARADOX OF LARGE SCYLIORHINOID-TYPE SHARK VERTEBRAE IN THE UPPER CRETACEOUS OF NEW JERSEY: BECKER, Martin A.1, CHAMBERLAIN, John A. Jr2, CHAMBERLAIN, Rebecca B.3, SOSNA, Marlayna C.4, and LINTERIS, Justin W.4, (1) Department of Environmental Science, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, beckerm2@wpunj.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY 11210, (3) Department of Biology, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY 10314, (4) Department of Biology, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470
26-2599EXPLORING SYSTEMATICS OF THE DREISSENID BIVALVES USING THE DIVERSE ASSEMBLAGE OF LAKE PANNON: LACKEY, Hilary Sanders, Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino, BI - 113A, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393, hclackey@csupomona.edu and GEARY, Dana H., Dept. of Geoscience, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706
26-26100MORPHOLOGIC PATTERNS AND EVOLUTION OF THE NEOGENE SCALLOP, CHESAPECTEN, ALONG THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN, USA: GOEWERT, Ann E.1, SURGE, Donna1, CARTER, Joseph G.1, and WARD, Lauck2, (1) Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Mitchell Hall, CB #3315, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, annieg@unc.edu, (2) Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112
26-27Paper Withdrawn
26-28102SHELL SIZE SHIFTS OF A QUATERNARY HELICID FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS: YANES, Yurena1, ROMANEK, Christopher S.1, CASTILLO, Carolina2, and DELGADO, Antonio3, (1) Dept. of Geology and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, yyanes@vt.edu, (2) Biologia Animal, Universidad de La Laguna, Avda. Astrofísico Fco. Sánchez, s/n, La Laguna, 38206, Spain, (3) Depto. Ciencias de la Tierra y Quimica Ambiental, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, Prof. Albareda, 1, Granada, 18008, Spain
26-29103TERRESTRIAL ISOPODS INCLUDED IN MIOCENE AMBER FROM CHIAPAS, MEXICO: SERRANO, Maria de Lourdes, Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán, Mexico City, 04510, Mexico, vegver@servidor.unam.mx, VEGA, Francisco J., Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, México, DF, 04510, Mexico, and COUTIÑO, Marco A., Museo de Paleontología, Instituto de Historia Nat y Ecología, Calzada de los Hombres Ilustres s/n, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Tuxtla Gutierrez, 29000, Mexico
26-30104TOOTH ENAMEL MICROSTRUCTURE OF SELECTED ARCHOSAURS REPTILIA: ARCHOSAURIA FROM THE UPPER TRIASSIC CHINLE GROUP, WESTERN USA: TAXONOMIC AND EVOLUTIONARY SIGNIFICANCE: HECKERT, Andrew B. and CAMP, Jessica, Dept. of Geology, Appalachian State University, ASU Box 32067, Boone, NC 28608, heckertab@appstate.edu
26-31105ANATOMY AND FUNCTION OF DIGIT III OF THE TYRANNOSAURUS REX MANUS: QUINLAN, Elizibeth D., DERSTLER, Kraig, and MILLER, Mercedes M., Paleontology, Fort Peck Paleontology Inc, P.O. Box 123, Fort Peck, MT 59223, fppi@nemontel.net
26-32106EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS IN PLEISTOCENE TO RECENT CALIFORNIA CONDORS: SYVERSON, Valerie J., Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, c/o Department of Geological and Planetary Sciences, MC 170-25, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, valeriej@caltech.edu and PROTHERO, Donald, Geology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041
26-33107THE LATE PLEISTOCENE VERTEBRATE FAUNA FROM THE MERRELL LOCALITY, BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, MONTANA: DUNDAS, Robert G., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, rdundas@csufresno.edu

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