2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 32 Sunday, 31 October 2010
8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Hall D

Paleontology (Posters) I - Morphology and Biotic Interactions

Authors will be present from 2 to 4 PM, and 4:30 to 5:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
32-184ELECTRON BACKSCATTER DIFFRACTION AND CLOUDINA: A NEW LOOK AT AN OLD BIOMINERALIZER: DOMKE, Kirk L., CORSETTI, Frank A., and BOTTJER, David J., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, domke@usc.edu
32-285MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN THE AGNOSTID TRILOBITE PERONOPSIS INTERSTRICTA: ARCHULETA, Brett, Earth Systems Science, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105, baa0817@westminstercollege.edu and GOLDSMITH, David W., Department of Geology, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
32-386THE FIRST OCCURRENCE OF BLASTOZOAN EXOTHECAL AMBULACRA IN MIDDLE CAMBRIAN LYRACYSTID EOCRINOIDS FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA AND GUIZHOU PROVINCE, CHINA: PARSLEY, Ronald L., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, parsley@tulane.edu, SPRINKLE, James, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, and ZHAO, Yuanlong, College of Resource and Environment Engineering, Guizhou University, Guiyang, 550003, China
32-487DENTINE CANALS IN CAMBRO-ORDOVICIAN OSTRACODERMS AND CRETACEOUS-EOCENE PYCNODONT FISH: LEPELSTAT, Amanda L.1, MCMENAMIN, Mark A.S.1, BOUSE, Leta A.1, FLEURY, Douglas2, and MARCHAND, Gerard J.1, (1) Geology and Geography, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075, lepel20a@mtholyoke.edu, (2) Caterpillar Catalyst, Inc, National Science Education Outreach, 48 Arden Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
32-588APPLICATION OF GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS TO NON-ISOLATED GRAPTOLOID POPULATIONS ACROSS THE HIRNANTIAN EXTINCTION INTERVAL: ROBINSON, Daniel E., Geology, University at Buffalo, 151 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, der6@buffalo.edu, MITCHELL, Charles, E., Geology, University at Buffalo, 771 Natural Sciences Complex, Amherst, NY 14226, and SHEETS, H. David, Dept. of Geology, SUNY at Buffalo, 411 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260
32-689NEW OBSERVATIONS ON THE BASAL STRUCTURE OF THE GRAPTOLITE GENUS APPENDISPINOGRAPTUS, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR BIODIVERSITY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY: LOXTON, Jason, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H4J1, Canada, jason.loxton@dal.ca, MELCHIN, M.J., Dept. of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier Univ, Antigonish, NS B2G 2V5, Canada, and MITCHELL, C.E., Geology, The University at Buffalo, Box 603050, Buffalo, 14260-3050
32-790IDENTITY OF BIOMARKER MOLECULES FROM PALEOZOIC ECHINODERMS: O'MALLEY, Christina E.1, CILWA, Katherine E.2, AUSICH, William3, COE, James V.2, and CHIN, Yu-Ping4, (1) Department of Earth And Environmental Sciences, Wright State University, Brehm Lab 260, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, christina.omalley@wright.edu, (2) Chemistry, The Ohio State University, 100 W. 18th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, (3) School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, 155 S Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1398, (4) School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1308
32-891ASSEMBLING THE ECHINODERM TREE OF LIFE: CHALLENGES AND PLANS: JANIES, Daniel A., Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, Daniel.Janies@osumc.edu, BAUMILLER, Tomasz K., Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079, FOLTZ, David, Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-1715, HUNTER, Rebecca, Biology ACU Box 29103, Abilene Christian University, 215 Hardin Administration Bd, Abilene, TX 79699-9103, KAMMER, Thomas, Geology and Geography, West Virginia Univ, Morgantown, WV 26506-6300, KERR, Alexander, Marine Laboratory, University of Guam, UOG Station, Mangilao, 96923-1871, Guam, MESSING, Charles, Oceanographic Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, ROUSE, Greg, Marine Biology Research Division, University of California-San Diego, 602 La Jolla Shores Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093-0210, SUMRALL, Colin, Earth and Planetary Science, The Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, and WRAY, Greg A., Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durhan, NC 27708-0338
32-992TRIASSIC CORAL GROWTH BANDS AND PHOTOSYMBIOSIS: STANLEY, George D. Jr, Geosciences, The University of Montana, 2120 Pardee Ct, Missoula, MT 59812, HELMLE, Kevin P., Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, RSMAS, University of Miami, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, FL 33149, and SHEPHERD, Hannah M.E., Paleontology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59801, hannah1.elliott@umontana.edu
32-1093A STUDY OF VARIATION IN SHELL MORPHOLOGY OF FLEMINGOSTREA (OSTREA) CRETACEA AND OTHER OYSTERS FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS OF ALABAMA: HENNING, Jeremy, University of Alabama, 8606 Inverness Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, jmhenning@crimson.ua.edu, HENDERSON, Colby, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, and EBERSOLE, Sandy M., Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
32-1194REVISION OF REDONDASAURUS GREGORII (ARCHOSAURIA: PARASUCHIDAE) FROM THE LATE TRIASSIC (NORIAN-RHAETIAN) OF NEW MEXICO: SPIELMANN, Justin, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albquerque, NM 87104-1375, justin.spielmann1@state.nm.us and LUCAS, Spencer G., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104
32-1295OCCURRENCE AND SYSTEMATICS OF THE EOCENE ALLIGATORID PROCAIMANOIDEA: LIGHT, Melissa A. and BARTELS, William S., Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College, Albion, MI 49224, mal13@albion.edu
32-1396GROUND SLOTHS MEGALONYX WHEATLEYI, NOTHROTHERIOPS SHASTENSIS AND PARAMYLODON HARLANI FROM THE MIDDLE IRVINGTONIAN FAIRMEAD LANDFILL LOCALITY, MADERA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: DUNDAS, Robert G., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, rdundas@csufresno.edu, MCDONALD, H. Gregory, Park Museum Management Program, National Park Service, 1201 Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 150, Fort Collins, CO 80525, and CHATTERS, James C., AMEC Earth and Environmental, Inc, 11335 NE 122nd Way, Suite 100, Kirkland, WA 98034
32-1497FOSSIL GASTROPODS FROM THE LATE OLIGOCENE NSUNGWE FORMATION OF TANZANIA: O'BRIEN, Haley, Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, ho128009@ohio.edu and STEVENS, Nancy J., Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
32-1598SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS, MORPHOLOGY AND TAPHONOMY OF THE FORM GENUS ASPIDELLA: EDIACARA MEMBER, SOUTH AUSTRALIA: DZAUGIS, Matthew P.1, GEHLING, James2, DROSER, Mary L.3, TARHAN, Lidya G.3, DZAUGIS, Mary4, and RICE, Dennis5, (1) School of Marine Science, University of Texas Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX 78373, matthew.dzaugis@maine.edu, (2) South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 5000, Australia, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, (4) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, (5) South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, 5000, Australia
32-1699NEW TAXONOMIC AND PALEOAUTECOLOGIC INSIGHTS INTO MIDDLE AND UPPER DEVONIAN AMBOCOELIIDS FROM NORTHEASTERN NORTH AMERICA: ZAMBITO, James J. IV, Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics Building, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, zambitjj@mail.uc.edu and SCHEMM-GREGORY, Mena, Geosciences Centre and Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, Largo Marquês do Pombal, Coimbra, P-3000-272, Portugal
32-17100TRIGONOTARBID ARACHNIDS FROM THE PENNSYLVANIAN OF KANSAS: WRIGHT, David F., School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, wright.1433@osu.edu and SELDEN, Paul A., Paleontological Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lindley Hall, Rm 120, Lawrence, KS 66045
32-18101ZIZYPHOIDES LEAVES FROM THE LATEST EARLY EOCENE REPUBLIC FLORA OF NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON STATE, USA: DEVORE, Melanie L., Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061, melanie.devore@gcsu.edu and PIGG, Kathleen B., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501
32-19102SEARCHING FOR PREDATION HOTSPOTS: SAMPLING, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND GEOGRAPHIC EFFECTS ON PERCEPTIONS OF PREDATION INTENSITY: HENDY, Austin, J.W. and ROJAS BRICENO, Alexis, Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, hendyaj@si.edu
32-20103WHO'S ON THE MENU? EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF PREY SELECTION BY NATICA UNIFASCIATA: DIETL, Gregory P.1, HENDY, Austin, J.W.2, and ROJAS BRICENO, Alexis2, (1) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, gpd3@cornell.edu, (2) Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama
32-21104WHO SAYS THAT SIZE IS NOT IMPORTANT? PREY AND PREDATOR BODY SIZE AND STEREOTYPY IN NATICID DRILL-HOLE LOCATION: ROJAS BRICENO, Alexis1, HENDY, Austin, J.W.1, and DIETL, Gregory P.2, (1) Center for Tropical Palaeontology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, rojasa@si.edu, (2) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
32-22105DO INCOMPLETE DRILLHOLES INDICATE PREY EFFECTIVENESS?: HUTCHINGS, Jack A.1, PAUL, Shubhabrata1, HERBERT, Gregory S.1, and HARRIES, Peter J.2, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, jahutch2@gmail.com, (2) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., NES107, Tampa, FL 33620
32-23106EDGE DRILLING AND ESCALATION: PAUL, Shubhabrata1, HERBERT, Gregory S.1, and DIETL, Gregory P.2, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, shubhabrata2005@gmail.com, (2) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
32-24107SHELL-CRUSHING PREDATION ON THE ANTARCTIC SCALLOP, ADAMUSSIUM COLBECKI: WALKER, Sally E., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, MILLER, Justin M., Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2501, justin83@uga.edu, and BOWSER, Samuel S., Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201
32-25108ANALYZING REPAIRABILITY OF SHELL BREAKAGE IN BIVALVES: MONDAL, Subhronil1, HERBERT, Gregory S.1, and BARDHAN, Subhendu2, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, subhronil.m@gmail.com, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, Raja S C Mullik Rd, Kolkata, 700032, India
32-26109FIRST REPORT OF SPECIFIC BIRD FEEDING TRACES––PROBE AND PECK MARKS––FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS HAMAN FORMATION, SOUTH KOREA: FALK, Amanda R., Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613 and HASIOTIS, S.T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd., Rm 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, hasiotis@ku.edu
32-27110THE TAPHONOMIC SIGNATURE OF PENNSYLVANIAN SEED PREDATION: RAYMOND, Anne, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3115, raymond@geo.tamu.edu, MOORE, Jason R., Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, HB 6105 Fairchild Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, and SPARKS, David, Dept of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843
32-28111POSSIBLE EVIDENCE OF EURYHALINITY IN CRETALAMNA APPENDICULATA (LAMNIFORMES, CRETOXYRHINIDAE): SCHROETER, Elena R., Department of Biology, Drexel University, 32nd and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104, es389@drexel.edu and LACOVARA, Kenneth J., Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104
32-29112EPISKELETOBIONTS ON PSEUDOATRYPA (BRACHIOPODA) FROM THE LOWER GENSHAW FORMATION OF THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN TRAVERSE GROUP OF MICHIGAN, USA: BOSE, Rituparna, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The City University of New York, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031, rbose@ccny.cuny.edu and SCHNEIDER, Chris L., Geology, Alberta Geological Survey, Energy Resources Conservation Board, 4999 98th Av, Edmonton, AB T6B2X3, Canada
32-30113NEW INFORMATION on THE MORPHOLOGY AND MODE OF LIFE OF THE CURIOUS UNIVALVE MOLLUSK PTEROTHECA: RAYRAY, Shan M., Northern Illinois University, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Davis Hall 312, Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 60115, srayray@niu.edu and HENDERSON, Michael, Dept. of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Davis Hall 312, Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 61105

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