2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)
Session No. 152 Tuesday, 11 October 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 205AB

T60. Lessons from the Living: Paleontological Investigations Using Modern Analogs I (Paleontological Society)

Daniel I. Hembree, Jon J. Smith and Brian F. Platt, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
152-18:00 AM A TEST FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF PHOTOSYMBIOSIS IN FUSULINIDS: SIZE AND SHAPE TRENDS RELATED TO DEPTH OF HABITAT: GROVES, John R., PIKE, Madison, and WESTLEY, Kasey, Department of Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, john.groves@uni.edu
152-28:15 AM INFERRING DIET IN EARLY WHALES FROM MORPHOLOGICAL PATTERNS IN EXTANT TAXA: MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF PREY CAPTURE IN REMINGTONOCETUS: HIERONYMUS, Tobin L., COOPER, Lisa Noelle, VINYARD, Chris J., and THEWISSEN, J.G.M. Hans, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH 44272, thieronymus@neoucom.edu
152-38:30 AM PUSH ME – PULL YOU: EXPERIMENTAL BIOMECHANICS OF IMMOBILE SUSPENSION FEEDERS ON SOFT SUBSTRATES: PLOTNICK, Roy E.1, DATTILO, Benjamin F.2, CORRIE, Joshua1, PIQUARD, Daniel1, and BAUER, Jennifer E.3, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607, plotnick@uic.edu, (2) Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2102 Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, (3) Geological Sciences, Ohio University, Department of Geological Sciences, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701
152-48:45 AM NETWORK ANALYSES OF THE DINOSAUR-DOMINATED ECOSYSTEM OF THE UPPER JURASSIC MORRISON FORMATION, WESTERN INTERIOR NORTH AMERICA: PLATT, Brian F., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of Mississippi, 120 Carrier Hall, Oxford, MS 38677, bfplatt@olemiss.edu and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
152-59:00 AM NEOICHNOLOGY OF EXTANT EARTHWORM (ANNELIDA: OLIGOCHAETA) CASTS TO ESTIMATE EDAPHICHNIUM LUMBRICATUM TRACEMAKER BODY SIZES: SMITH, Jon Jay, Kansas Geological Survey, The University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047-3726, jjsmith@ku.edu, PLATT, Brian F., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of Mississippi, 120 Carrier Hall, Oxford, MS 38677, RETRUM, Julie B., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0231, and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
152-69:15 AM LARGE, COMPLEX BURROWS ARE FOR TERRESTRIAL INVERTEBRATES TOO: NEOICHNOLOGY OF PANDINUS IMPERATOR AND HETEROMETRUS SPINIFER (SCORPIONES: SCORPIONIDAE): HEMBREE, Daniel I., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, hembree@ohio.edu
152-79:30 AM SOIL MIXING RATES OF THE WESTERN HARVESTER ANT: A NEOICHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ANT IN THE PALEOPEDOLOGICAL RECORD: HALFEN, Alan F., Geography, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Rm. 213, Lawrence, KS 66045, afhalfen@ku.edu and HASIOTIS, Stephen T., Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7613
 9:45 AM Break
152-810:00 AM SWIMMING THROUGH THE SUBSTRATE: NEOICHNOLOGY OF THE SAND SKINK CHALCIDES OCELLATUS: CATENA, Angeline and HEMBREE, Daniel I., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701, Angeline.Catena@gmail.com
152-910:15 AM IDENTIFICATION OF BIOGENIC STRUCTURES PRODUCED BY TERRESTRIAL SALAMANDERS USING MODERN ANALOGS: DZENOWSKI, Nicole, Department of Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd. Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045-7594, nicole.dzenowski@ku.edu and HEMBREE, Daniel I., Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University, 316 Clippinger Laboratories, Athens, OH 45701
152-1010:30 AM GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR INVESTIGATION OF GOPHER-TORTOISE BURROWS: REFINING THE CHARACTERIZATION OF MODERN VERTEBRATE BURROWS AND ASSOCIATED COMMENSAL TRACES: MARTIN, Anthony J., Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, geoam@learnlink.emory.edu, SKAGGS, Sheldon A., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern Universiity, Statesboro, GA 30458, VANCE, R. Kelly, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, and GRECO, Veronica, Wildlife Department, St. Catherines Island Foundation, 182 Camellia Rd, Midway, GA 31320-6731
152-1110:45 AM TROPICAL CANOPY INSECTS LINK LEAF DAMAGE IN FOSSIL AND LIVING FORESTS: CARVALHO, Monica R., Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, moccada@gmail.com, WILF, Peter, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, BARRIOS, Hector, Maestría en Entomología, Universidad de Panamá, Panamá, Panama, CURRANO, Ellen D., Department of Geology, Miami University, 114 Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056, WINDSOR, Donald M., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, MRC 0580-12, Panama, 0843-03092, Panama, VALLEJO, Maria Camila, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, and LABANDEIRA, Conrad C., Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012
152-1211:00 AM ULTRA-ELONGATE FRESHWATER BIVALVES: AN EXAMPLE OF MORPHOLOGIC CONVERGENCE NOT REFLECTING ECOLOGIC SIMILARITY: ANDERSON, Laurie C., Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, 501 East St. Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57702, Laurie.Anderson@sdsmt.edu
152-1311:15 AM WHO'S MAKING ALL THOSE SCARS? FREQUENCY AND IDENTITY OF CRAB PREDATION ON FOSSIL AND LIVING TURRITELLINE GASTROPODS FROM FLORIDA AND PANAMA: PIERREHUMBERT, Nadia D., Dept. of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, ndp23@cornell.edu and ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
152-1411:30 AM PREDATION ON REGULAR AND IRREGULAR ECHINOIDS BY CASSID GASTROPODS ON SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, THE BAHAMAS: DEXTER, Troy A., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85716, tdexter@email.arizona.edu, SCHIMMEL, Majken K., Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall (0420), Blacksburg, VA 24060, and KOWALEWSKI, Michal, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611

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