North-Central Section - 46th Annual Meeting (23–24 April 2012)
Session No. 21 Tuesday, 24 April 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Dayton Convention Center: Room 203

T8. Vertebrate Paleontology

Jeremy L. Green, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
21-18:00 AM A DUNKLEOSTEUS SUBORBITAL FROM THE CLEVELAND SHALE, NORTHEASTERN OHIO, SHOWING POSSIBLE ARTHRODIRE-INFLICTED BITE MARKS: EVIDENCE FOR AGONISTIC BEHAVIOR, OR POSTMORTEM SCAVENGING?: SCOTT, Evan E.1, CLEMENS, Matthew E.2, RYAN, Michael J.1, JACKSON, Gary1, and BOYLE, James T.3, (1) Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106, ees20@case.edu, (2) 2355 Murray Hill Road #310 A, Cleveland, OH 44106, (3) Evolution, Ecology and Behavior, State University of New York at Buffalo, 411 Cooke Hall, North Campus, Buffalo, NY 14260
21-28:20 AM THE SKELETAL MORPHOLOGY OF THE LOWER CARBONIFEROUS HOLOCEPHALAN DELTOPTYCHIUS FROM BEARSDEN, SCOTLAND: CRISWELL, Katharine E., FINARELLI, John A., and COATES, Michael I., Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, 1027 E. 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637, kcriswell@uchicago.edu
21-38:40 AM EVIDENCE OF HIGHLY CONSERVED REPRODUCTIVE MODE IN HOLOCEPHALAN CHONDRICHTHYANS: A CHIMAEROID EGG CAPSULE FROM THE LATE TRIASSIC OF NEW ZEALAND: GOTTFRIED, Michael D., Geological Sciences and Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1045, gottfrie@msu.edu and FORDYCE, R. Ewan, Department of Geology, University of Otago, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
21-49:00 AM PARSIMONY ANALYSIS OF ENDEMICITY (PAE) OF LUNGFISH GENERA: NGASALA, Sifa, Michigan State University, 207 Natural Science Building, ngasalas@msu.edu, East Lansing, MI 48823, ngasalas@msu.edu
21-59:20 AM PEDAL DIGITAL AND PHALANGEAL PROPORTIONS OF THE “DINOCROC” POPOSAURUS GRACILIS : FARLOW, James O., Department of Geosciences, Indiana-Purdue Univ, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, farlow@ipfw.edu, SCHACHNER, Emma R., Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, and SARRAZIN, John C., Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
21-69:40 AM A REEVALUATION OF THE RELATIONSHIPS OF CAMPANIAN-AGED CROCODYLIANS OF WESTERN CANADA: CLEMENS, Matthew E., Department of Evolutionary Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2355 Murray Hill Road #310 A, Cleveland, OH 44106, mec69@case.edu and RYAN, Michael J., Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106
 10:00 AM Break
21-710:20 AM HYDRODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF PACHYCEPHALOSAURID CRANIA: BIGALKE, Carol1, DISCHLER, Collin2, COENEN, Jason1, and PETERSON, Joseph E.1, (1) Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Harrington Hall 211, Oshkosh, WI 54901, bigalce98@uwosh.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901
21-810:40 AM RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF VERTEBRATE MICROFOSSILS OF THE PIPE CREEK SINKHOLE (LATE NEOGENE, GRANT COUNTY, IN): ROGOWSKI, Allison J., Environmental Science, Taylor University, 236 W Reade Ave, Upland, IN 46989, allison_rogowski@taylor.edu and FARLOW, James O., Department of Geosciences, Indiana-Purdue Univ, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
21-911:00 AM ANALYSIS OF DENTAL MICROWEAR IN TREE SLOTHS AND ARMADILLOS: DOES SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY REVEAL A LINK BETWEEN DIET AND TOOTH SCARRING?: GREEN, Jeremy L., Geology, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, 330 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia, OH 446636, jgreen72@kent.edu and RESAR, Nicholas A., Department of Geology, Kent State University, Johnson Hall, KSU, 325 Janik Drive, Kent, OH 44243
21-1011:20 AM USING SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY TO RECONSTRUCT FEEDING ECOLOGY IN GROUND SLOTHS: RESAR, Nicholas A., Department of Geology, Kent State University, Johnson Hall, KSU, 325 Janik Drive, Kent, OH 44243, nresar1@kent.edu and GREEN, Jeremy L., Geology, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, 330 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia, OH 446636
21-1111:40 AM FEEDING AND DIET OF THE PLEISTOCENE GROUND SLOTH NEOCNUS (MAMMALIA: PILOSA: MEGALONYCHIDAE) FROM HAITI: MCAFEE, Robert K., Ohio Northern University, Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, 525 South Main Street, Ada, OH 45810, r-mcafee@onu.edu

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