North-Central Section - 42nd Annual Meeting (2425 April 2008)
Session No. 11 Thursday, 24 April 2008
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Casino Aztar Conference Center: Atlantic City

Paleontology

Norman R. King, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
11-11:00 PM DISCERNING PATTERNS IN EPIBIONT DISTRIBUTION ACROSS A LATE ORDOVICIAN (CINCINNATIAN) DEPTH GRADIENT: SMRECAK, Trisha A., Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, smrecata@email.uc.edu and BRETT, Carlton E., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
11-21:20 PM HERE IN THE ORDOVICIAN, GONE IN THE DEVONIAN: DISSECTING THE GLOBAL DIVERSIFICATION TRAJECTORY OF TENTACULITOIDS: WITTMER, Jacalyn M. and MILLER, Arnold I., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, 500 Geology Physics, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, wittmejn@email.uc.edu
11-31:40 PM EFFECT OF SELECTIVE PREDATION AND SIZE REFUGIA ON STROPHOMENATES IN THE FOSSIL RECORD: MICHLIN, Tova S. and LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, tsmichlin@gmail.com
11-42:00 PM THE EFFECTS OF RARITY AND ABUNDANCE DISTRIBUTIONS ON MEASUREMENTS OF LOCAL MORPHOLOGICAL DISPARITY IN ORDOVICIAN CRINOIDS: DELINE, Bradley, Dept of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, delinebl@email.uc.edu
11-52:20 PM ITERATIVE EVOLUTION OF FELIFORM CARNIVORES IN THE NORTH AMERICAN NEOGENE: NAPLES, Virginia L., Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University, Mongtomery Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115, vlnaples@niu.edu and MARTIN, Larry D., Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Kansas, Dyche Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045
 2:40 PM Break
11-63:00 PM LATE NEOGENE PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERA OF THE CIBAO VALLEY, BIOSTRATIGRAPHY AND PALEOECOLOGY: LUTZ, Brendan1, ISHMAN, Scott1, MCNEILL, Don2, KLAUS, Jim2, and BUDD, Ann3, (1) Department of Geology, Southern Illinois Univ, 1259 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901-4324, bplutz@siu.edu, (2) Marine Geology and Geophysics, RSMAS Univ of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, (3) Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242
11-73:20 PM MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION AMONG PLIO-PLEISTOCENE VENEROID BIVALVES: GEOGRAPHIC AND STRATIGRAPHIC DISSECTION: KOLBE, Sarah E., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geo/Phys, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, kolbesh@email.uc.edu
11-83:40 PM INFERRING CRUSHING PREDATION FROM FRAGMENTATION FREQUENCY IN THE MODERN GASTROPODS OLIVELLA BIPLICATA AND NASSARIUS PERPINGUIS: STAFFORD, Emily S. and LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, emmastaf@gmail.com

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