North-Central Section (44th Annual) and South-Central Section (44th Annual) Joint Meeting (1113 April 2010)
Session No. 23 Monday, 12 April 2010
1:45 PM-5:00 PM, Branson Convention Center: Cooper Creek 1

T8. Paleoecology: Variation in Fossil Communities through Space and Time (Paleontological Society)

Benjamin Dattilo and Katherine V. Bulinski, Presiding
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23-11:45 PM DETERMINING THE SMALLEST SAMPLE SIZE REQUIRED FOR PALEOCOMMUNITY RESEARCH: A CASE-STUDY FROM THE FINIS SHALE OF TEXAS: FORCINO, Frank L., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, forcino@ualberta.ca and LEIGHTON, Lindsey R., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
23-22:00 PM THE ROLE OF STRATIGRAPHIC SCALE IN THE ASSESSMENT OF BIODIVERSITY: BULINSKI, Katherine V., Department of Chemistry and Physics, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205, kbulinski@bellarmine.edu and JOHNSTON, Michelle, Department of Biology, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205
23-32:15 PM Paper Withdrawn
23-42:30 PM ECOLOGIC AND TAPHONOMIC SETTING FOR HIGH-FIDELITY CALCITE REPLACEMENT OF MOLLUSCAN ARAGONITE: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE UNUSUALLY-PRESERVED MOLLUSKS OF THE MARBLE HILL BED IN THE UPPER ORDOVICIAN OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY: HARRISON, Michael, Department of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Fine Arts Building (AR), room 117, Muncie, IN 47306, maharrison@bsu.edu, DATTILO, Benjamin, Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2102 Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, HOUSE, Aaron M., Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 0013, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, and SMITH, Justin, Department of Geosciences, Indiana-Purdue Univ, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
23-52:45 PM LIFE BEFORE THE RICHMONDIAN INVASION: STRATIGRAPHICALLY RESTRICTED FOSSIL OCCURRENCES IN THE TYPE MAYSVILLIAN OF THE CINCINNATI AREA AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR PRE-RICHMONDIAN ECOLOGICAL STABILITY: DATTILO, Benjamin, Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2102 Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, dattilob@ipfw.edu, SCHRAMM, Thomas J., Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geo/Phys. Bldg, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, BRETT, Carlton E., Geology, University of Cincinnati, 500 Geology/Physics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, and FLORES, Nicholas, Department of Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, nicholasflores@hotmail.com
23-63:00 PM GROWTH RATE AND REACTION TO SEDIMENTATION EVENTS OF THE UPPER ORDOVICIAN HEAD-FORMING CORAL CYATHOPHYLLOIDES FROM SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA: DATTILO, Benjamin1, BREMER, Philip2, and FLORES, Nicholas2, (1) Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2102 Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, dattilob@ipfw.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, Bremer.philip@gmail.com
23-73:15 PM UPPER ORDOVICIAN MUD SLIDE: A CRINOID BIOCENOSE BECOMES A THANATOCENOSE: ULMER, Gene C.1, MYER, George H.2, and PETERSON, Stephen2, (1) Emeritus, Earth & Envrionmental Sciences, Temple University (retired), 1901 N 13th St, Beury Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122, gulmer@temple.edu, (2) as above, Philadelphia, PA 19122
23-83:30 PM INTRALAKE VARIABILITY IN OSTRACODE ASSEMBLAGES FOR USE IN PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RECONSTRUCTION: A CASE STUDY FROM SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, BAHAMAS: MICHELSON, Andrew V., Program in Integrated Bioscience, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, avi1@zips.uakron.edu and PARK, Lisa E., Geology and Environmental Science, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, lepark@uakron.edu
23-93:45 PM MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF THE SHIFTING BASELINE SYNDROME BY UTILIZING THE BENTHIC MOLLUSCAN DEATH ASSEMBLAGE: FESER, Kelsey M., Department of Geology, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314, kfeser10@cornellcollege.edu and GREENSTEIN, Benjamin J., Dept. of Geology, Cornell College, Mt Vernon, IA 512314
23-104:00 PM LARVAL SHELL REPAIR SCAR ON A LINGULID BRACHIOPOD: EVIDENCE OF SHELL-BREAKING PREDATION IN THE CAMBRIAN PELAGIC REALM?: FREEMAN, Rebecca L., Earth & Environmental Science, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, rfreema1@tulane.edu and MILLER, James F., Geography, Geology, & Planning, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65897

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