2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 51 Sunday, 18 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Portland Ballroom 255

Paleontology: Movement & Distribution

Erin H. Leckey and Patrick Ryan Getty, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
51-11:30 PM NEOICHNOLOGY OF THE WHIP SCORPION <I>PHRYNUS MARGINEMACULATA</I>: INTERPRETING THE ROLE OF PREDATORY ARTHROPODS IN EARLY SOIL ECOSYSTEMS: HEMBREE, Daniel I., Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, hembree@ohio.edu
51-21:45 PM TRACKWAYS OF MODERN BASAL INSECTS (JUMPING BRISTLETAILS AND SILVERFISH) AND THE ORIGIN OF PENNSYLVANIAN ARTHROPOD TRACE FOSSILS FROM EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS: GETTY, Patrick Ryan, Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, 354 Mansfield Road U-2045, Storrs, CT 06269, patrick.getty@uconn.edu, SPROULE, Robert, 40 Paulette Terrace, Plymouth, MA 02360, WAGNER, David, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 N. Eagleville Road, U-43, Storrs, CT 06269, and BUSH, Andrew M., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut, 75 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3043, Storrs, CT 06269
51-32:00 PM LIFE IN A SAND SEA: BURROWS EXCAVATED BY MAMMALS OR THERAPSIDS IN THE NAVAJO SANDSTONE AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH OTHER ORGANISMS REPRESENTED BY TRACE FOSSILS IN A WET DESERT ECOSYSTEM: RIESE, David J., Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd. Room. 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, djriese@ku.edu, HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, and ODIER, Georges, 115 W. Kane Creek Blvd. #29, Moab, UT 84532
51-42:15 PM EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-PRESERVED ANT NEST FOSSILS IN CALCIC PALEOSOLS OF THE OGALLALA FORMATION (MIOCENE), SCOTT COUNTY, KANSAS, USA: SMITH, Jon Jay, Kansas Geological Survey, The University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047-3726, jjsmith@ku.edu, PLATT, Brian F., Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613, LUDVIGSON, Greg A., Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047, and THOMASSON, Joseph R., Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099
51-52:30 PM FROM CRAYFISH TO DINOSAURS: EARLY CRETACEOUS TRACE FOSSILS OF VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA AND THEIR USES IN INTERPRETING CIRCUMPOLAR PALEOENVIRONMENTS: MARTIN, Anthony J.1, RICH, Thomas H.2, VICKERS-RICH, Patricia3, KOOL, Lesley3, and TRUSLER, Peter3, (1) Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, geoam@learnlink.emory.edu, (2) Museum of Victoria, PO Box 666E, Melbourne, 3001, Australia, (3) School of Geosciences, Monash University, Clayton, 3800, Australia
51-62:45 PM PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE MICROBIAL, INVERTEBRATE, AND VERTEBRATE TRACE FOSSILS FROM DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, ALASKA: INSIGHTS INTO THE BIODIVERSITY OF A POLAR ECOSYSTEM: HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, hasiotis@ku.edu, FIORILLO, Anthony, Museum of Nature and Science, P.O. Box 151469, Dallas, TX 75315, KOBAHYASHI, Yoshitsugu, Hokkaido University Museum, Kita 10, Nishi 8, Kita-Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0810, Japan, and BREASE, Phil, Resources, Dept. of Interior - National Park Service - Denali National Park, Alaska, P.O. Box 9, Denali Park, AK 99755
51-73:00 PM IS INSECT DAMAGE DIVERSITY CORRELATED WITH INSECT DIVERSITY? PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE PANAMA CANOPY CRANES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PLANT-INSECT ASSOCIATIONAL DIVERSITY IN THE FOSSIL RECORD: RAMIREZ-CARVALHO, Monica, Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 520 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, moccada@gmail.com, WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, BARRIOS, Hector, Maestría en Entomología, Universidad de Panamá, Panamá, 0000, Panama, CURRANO, Ellen D., Department of Geology, Miami University, 114 Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056, JARAMILLO, Carlos, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama, LABANDEIRA, Conrad C., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, and WINDSOR, Donald M., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, MRC 0580-12, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama
51-83:15 PM MUSEUM COLLECTIONS ARE BETTER THAN EXPECTED: MINIMAL EFFECTS OF COLLECTION BIAS IN DETECTING INSECT HERBIVORY ON FOSSILIZED LEAVES: LECKEY, Erin H., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, Erin.Leckey@colorado.edu and SMITH, Dena, CU Museum of Natural History, Univ of Colorado, Campus Box 265, Boulder, CO 80309
 3:30 PM Break
51-93:45 PM CAMBRIAN COPROLITES: A RECORD OF NON-ANOMALOCARIDID GNATHOBASIC PREDATION: HAGADORN, James W., Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, jwhagadorn@amherst.edu
51-104:00 PM Paper Withdrawn
51-114:15 PM PALEOECOLOGICAL INFORMATION FROM PALEONTOLOGY AND SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY OF INTERDUNAL SEDIMENTS OF THE EARLY JURASSIC GLEN CANYON GROUP IN AND AROUND DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT (DNM) IN NORTHEASTERN UTAH: ENGELMANN, George F., Department of Geography & Geology, University of Nebraska - Omaha, 60th And Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182, gengelmann@mail.unomaha.edu, CHURE, Daniel J., Dinosaur National Monument, National Park Service, Hwy 191, Jensen, UT 84035, and BRITT, Brooks, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S387 ESC, Provo, UT 84602
51-124:30 PM CRYPTIC TRACE FOSSILS AS CLUES TO THE TAPHONOMY OF BACULITID CONCHS (UPPER CRETACEOUS PIERRE SHALE, WESTERN INTERIOR, NORTH AMERICA): WILSON, Mark A., Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, 1189 Beall Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, mwilson@wooster.edu, SIME, John, Department of Geology, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 44691, and TAYLOR, Paul D., Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
51-134:45 PM SHELL SIZE AND SCLEROBIONT COLONIZATION: AREA EFFECTS ON ENCRUSTATION AND BORING FREQUENCY, ABUNDANCE, DIVERSITY AND RECRUITMENT IN HARD-SUBSTRATE COMMUNITIES: RODLAND, David L.1, BULLARD, Elizabeth M.1, KOWALEWSKI, Michal2, and SIMOES, Marcello3, (1) Geology, Muskingum University, Boyd Science Center 223, 123 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762, drodland@sbcglobal.net, (2) Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (3) Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Distrito de Rubiao Junior, CP. 510, 18.610-000, Botucatu, Brazil
51-145:00 PM CLUMPED OR DISPERSED? USING NEAREST NEIGHBOR ANALYSIS TO ASSESS VARIATIONS IN SETTLEMENT PATTERNS OF FOUR ORDOVICIAN ISOROPHID EDRIOASTEROIDS: SHROAT-LEWIS, René A., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, rshroatl@utk.edu, MCKINNEY, M.L., Department of Earth & Planetary Science, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, and SUMRALL, Colin D., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
51-155:15 PM NEW PUBLIC LAW TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES ON FEDERAL LAND: FOSS, Scott E., Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, PO Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84145, Scott_Foss@blm.gov, MARY, Michelle L., Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, PO Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84145, and KUIZON, Lucia, Bureau of Land Management, Washington Office, 1620 L Street NW, Room 204, Washington, DC 20036

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