2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 172 Tuesday, 20 October 2009
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Hall A

Paleontology: Morphology, Systematics, & Education (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
 Paper #Booth #
172-191SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF CRINOID GENERA FROM THE EARLY MISSISSIPPIAN LAKE VALLEY FORMATION (NUNN MEMBER) OF SOUTH-CENTRAL NEW MEXICO: RHENBERG, Elizabeth C., Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, P.O Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506, erhenber@mix.wvu.edu and KAMMER, Thomas W., Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300
172-292SYSTEMATIC REVISION OF CRINOIDS FROM THE ST. LOUIS LIMESTONE (MERAMECIAN, ILLINOIS BASIN): COOK, Lewis A., Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, lewisacook@suddenlink.net and KAMMER, Thomas W., Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300
172-393CLADID CRINOIDS FROM THE EARLY MISSISSIPPIAN CUYAHOGA FORMATION OF OHIO: KAMMER, Thomas W., Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, tkammer@wvu.edu
172-494RANGE OF VARIATION IN CALYX PLATE SCULPTURING CHARACTER STATES AMONG THE CRINOIDEA AND POTENTIAL FUNCTIONS: AUSICH, William I., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1308, ausich.1@osu.edu and BOHATÝ, Jan, Institut für Geologie and Mineralogie, Universität zu Köln, Zülpicher Str. 49a, Köln, D-50674, Germany
172-595NEW PROSPECTS ON THE DEEP EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF STALKED ECHINODERMS: LIN, Jih-Pai, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, jplin@hotmail.com, AUSICH, William, School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, 155 S Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1398, JANIES, Daniel A., Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, ZHAO, Yuanlong, College of Resource and Environment Engineering, Guizhou University, Guiyang, 550003, China, and PENG, Jin, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, China
172-696DISCRIMINATING BLASTOID SPECIES USING 3D MORPHOMETRICS: ATWOOD, James W., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, knoxville, TN 37996, jatwood2@utk.edu, SUMRALL, Colin D., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, and MCKINNEY, M.L., Department of Earth & Planetary Science, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996
172-797NO OREODONT BODY SIZE CHANGE IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATIC CHANGE BETWEEN THE OLIGOCENE AND MIOCENE OF THE JOHN DAY BASIN: ATWATER, Amy L.1, DAVIS, Edward Byrd1, and LEVERING, David2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, atwater@uoregon.edu, (2) Anatomy and Cell Biology, Oklahoma State Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK 74107
172-898DEVELOPING A 3D LANDMARK SCHEME FOR GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAMILY AGARICIIDAE (SCLERACTINIA): RHODES, Kristopher, Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Department of Geoscience, Iowa City, IA 52242, krisrhodes@gmail.com
172-999DENTAL MORPHOLOGY OF MIDDLE CRETACEOUS PYCNODONTS FROM THE LOWER FERRON SANDSTONE MEMBER OF THE MANCOS SHALE (MIDDLE TURONIAN) CARBON COUNTY, UTAH: BECKER, Martin A., Department of Environmental Science, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, beckerm2@wpunj.edu and LINTERIS, Justin W., Department of Biology, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, linterisj@student.wpunj.edu
172-10100CHONDRICHTHYANS FROM THE LOWER FERRON SANDSTONE MEMBER OF THE MANCOS SHALE (UPPER CRETACEOUS: MIDDLE TURONIAN) OF EMERY AND CARBON COUNTIES, UTAH, USA: BECKER, Martin A.1, WELLNER, Robert W.2, MALLERY, Christopher S. Jr1, and CHAMBERLAIN, John A. Jr3, (1) Department of Environmental Science, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 07470, beckerm2@wpunj.edu, (2) ExxonMobil Development Company, 12450 Greenspoint Drive, Houston, TX 77066, (3) Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, and Doctoral Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY 10016
172-11101CRANIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF A PREVIOUSLY UNDESCRIBED GLOBODONTAN ALLIGATORID FROM THE HELL CREEK FORMATION OF MONTANA: HOUSEHOLDER, Mindy L., Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103, mhouseho@niu.edu and TREMAINE, Katie, Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Davis Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
172-12102TITANOSAUR OSTEODERM ONTOGENY, ANATOMY, AND FUNCTION: NEW DATA FROM RAPETOSAURUS KRAUSEI (MAEVARANO FORMATION, MADAGASCAR): CURRY ROGERS, Kristina, Biology and Geology Departments, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, rogersk@macalester.edu, CAGAN, Amanda, Biology Department, 1600 Grand Avenue, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN 55105, and DIEHM, Jeffrey, North Star Imaging, 19875 S. Diamond Lake Road, Suite 10, Rogers, MN 55374
172-13103PLEISTOCENE FOSSIL BIRDS FROM IOWA LOCALITIES: MCCARVILLE, Katherine, Division of Science and Mathematics, Upper Iowa University, 605 Washington St, P.O. Box 1857, Fayette, IA 52142, mccarvillek@uiu.edu
172-14104PLATYGONUS CF. P. VETUS FROM THE MIDDLE PLEISTOCENE (LATE IRVINGTONIAN) FAIRMEAD LANDFILL LOCALITY, MADERA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: KOTTACHCHI, Niranjala, CANCHOLA, Joe A., and DUNDAS, Robert G., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, joecanchola@csufresno.edu
172-15105RANCHO LA BREA MASTODONS, ARE THEY SMALLER THAN MAMMUT AMERICANUM FROM ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES?: TRAYLER, Robin B. and DUNDAS, Robert G., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, robintrayler@csufresno.edu
172-16106SIZING IT UP: DEVELOPMENT OF A SPECIMEN-BASED DATABASE OF BODY-SIZE FOR WESTERN ATLANTIC MOLLUSKS: HENDY, Austin J.W., Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 601 East Street, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, hendyaj@si.edu, SMITH, Ursula E., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, ues4@cornell.edu, CARREY, Megan R., Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, 14454, and DIETL, Gregory P., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398
172-17107DIMORPHISM IN CARBONIFEROUS AMMONOIDS FROM THE SOUTHERN MIDCONTINENT, UNITED STATES: COSTELLO, Phillip, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas, 113 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, phcoste@uark.edu
172-18108DIFFERENTIATION OF FOSSIL AND RECENT VARIETIES OF <I>MELONGENA (REXMELA) CORONA</I>: PLETKA, Crystal Renae, Department of Earth Sciences, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Ave, Miami, FL 33199, cpletka@gmail.com and PETUCH, Edward, Department of Geosciences, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
172-19109MICROSTRUCTURE ANALYSIS OF UNUSUALLY EXTREME PARIETAL CALLUS IN FOSSIL NEOGASTROPODS: MAISTROS, Lauren M., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, lmm73@cornell.edu and ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398
172-20110PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCE MITIGATION AT SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: HAASL, David M.1, FISK, Lanny H.1, MALONEY, Dave F.1, PERRY, Frank A.2, BOESSENECKER, Robert3, BLAKELY, Stephen J.1, and PRATT, Levi R.1, (1) PaleoResource Consultants, 550 High Street, Suite 108, Auburn, CA 95603, david@paleoresource.com, (2) Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, 1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
172-21111TEACHING PALEONTOLOGY IN THE 21st CENTURY: RESOURCES FOR TEACHING PALEONTOLOGY AT THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL: YACOBUCCI, Margaret M., Dept of Geology, Bowling Green State Univ, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0211, mmyacob@bgsu.edu, LOCKWOOD, Rowan, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, rxlock@wm.edu, TEWKSBURY, Barbara J., Dept of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, MACFADDEN, Bruce J., Informal Science Education, Lifelong Learning Cluster, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22230, and ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398
172-22112PRELIMINARY REPORT ON A PATHOLOGICAL BISON ANTIQUUS SKELETON FROM WOODBURN, OREGON, EXCAVATED AS PART OF A HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM: ELLINGSON, David B., Biology Department, WeBSS High School on Woodburn Campus, 1785 N. Front St, Woodburn, OR 97071, dellingson9@yahoo.com and DAVIS, Edward, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403
172-23113LET US ENJOY SELF-MADE AMMONITE ACCESSORIES: A SELF-LEARNING PRACTICE OF REPLICA-MAKING OF FOSSILS: FUJITA, Masayo, Fukada Geological Institute, 2-13-12 Honkomagome1, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-0021, Japan, fujita@fgi.or.jp and KAWAMURA, Kiichiro, Research Group 3, Fukada Geological Institute, 2-13-12 Honkomagome, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-0021, Japan, kichiro@fgi.or.jp

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