North-Central Section (44th Annual) and South-Central Section (44th Annual) Joint Meeting (1113 April 2010)
Session No. 3 Sunday, 11 April 2010
1:30 PM-4:45 PM, Branson Convention Center: Cooper Creek 2

T9. Mid-Continent Paleontology

Michael Morales, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
3-11:30 PM PHYLOGENY OF THE EARLY ORDOVICIAN TRILOBITES IBEXASPIS, PSEUDOMERA, AND RELATED TAXA: RECONSTRUCTING PLIOMERIDAE FROM THE GROUND UP: MCADAMS, Neo E.B. and ADRAIN, Jonathan M., Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, neo-buengermcadams@uiowa.edu
3-21:45 PM PHYLOGENY AND SYSTEMATICS OF THE TELEPHINID TRILOBITE OPIPEUTERELLA, WITH NEW SPECIES FROM THE WESTERN USA AND NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA: KARIM, Talia S.1, ADRAIN, Jonathan M.2, and MCADAMS, Neo E.B.2, (1) Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, tkarim@ku.edu, (2) Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242
3-32:00 PM A REVISED TRILOBITE ZONATION FOR THE LOWER ORDOVICIAN OF WESTERN LAURENTIA: ADRAIN, Jonathan M.1, WESTROP, Stephen R.2, and MCADAMS, Neo E.B.1, (1) Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, jonathan-adrain@uiowa.edu, (2) Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and School of Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072
3-42:15 PM MAPPING AND EXCAVATING A MID-CRETACEOUS CROCODILE (ARCHOSAURIA: GONIOPHOLIDAE) AT A LARGE URBAN DIG: THE ARLINGTON ARCHOSAUR SITE, NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS: FRY, Roger F., Scotese Museum of Paleontology, University of Texas at Arlington, 701 South Nedderman Drive, Arlington, TX 76019, rffry47@sbcglobal.net and MAIN, Derek J., Dept. of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083
3-52:30 PM DELTA PLAIN BLOAT AND FLOAT TAPHONOMY IN THE CRETACEOUS (CENOMANIAN) WOODBINE FORMATION AT THE ARLINGTON ARCHOSAUR SITE DINOSAUR QUARRY, NORTH TEXAS: MAIN, Derek J., Dept. of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083, maindinos@msn.com
3-62:45 PM SIZE AND SHAPE TRENDS IN FUSULINOIDEANS (LATE PALEOZOIC FORAMINIFERA) RELATED TO PHOTOSYMBIOSIS: GROVES, John R., Department of Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, john.groves@uni.edu
 3:00 PM Break
3-73:30 PM ACTUALISTIC APPROACH TO CERATOPSIAN CRANIAL ONTOGENY AND SCARS: ROTHSCHILD, Bruce M., Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Kansas, Dyche Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, bmr@ku.edu
3-83:45 PM CHRONOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF TURTLE PATHOLOGY: ITS THE PITS: PELLIGRINI, Rodrigo, Registrar, Natural History Bureau, New Jersey State Museum, PO Box 530, Trenton, NJ 08625-0530, Rodrigo.Pellegrini@sos.state.nj.us, ROTHSCHILD, Bruce M., Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Kansas, Dyche Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, bmr@ku.edu, and SCHULTZE, Hans-Peter, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045
3-94:00 PM PALEOECOLOGY ON THE PRAIRIE: FOSSIL MAMMALS AS TEMPERATURE INDICATORS IN THE U.S. MIDWEST: RUEZ, Dennis R. Jr, Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield, One University Plaza, PAC 308, Springfield, IL 62703-5407, druez2@uis.edu
3-104:15 PM STABLE ISOTOPE RECORD OF SOIL CARBONATES FROM THE EOCENE-OLIGOCENE TRANSITION, BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH DAKOTA: MULLIN, Michelle R-DuPree, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, michelle072304@gmail.com and FLUEGEMAN, Richard H., Dept. of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306-0475
3-114:30 PM MICROFOSSILS PRESERVED IN EARLY DIAGENETIC CALCAREOUS CONCRETIONS WITHIN THE OAKLEY AND EXCELLO SHALES OF THE MIDCONTINENT: POPE, John Paul1, NESTELL, Galina P.2, and NESTELL, Merlynd K.2, (1) Geology/Geography, Northwest Missouri State University, 800 University Drive, Maryville, MO 64468-6001, jppope@nwmissouri.edu, (2) Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Texas, Arlington, Box 19049, Arlington, TX 96019-0049

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