2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014)

Session No. 289
Wednesday, 22 October 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
220 (Vancouver Convention Centre-West)

T207. Dynamic Landscapes and the Diversification of North American Rodents

Paleontological Society; Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Rebecca C. Terry and Samantha S.B. Hopkins, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
MAMMAL DIVERSITY IN RELATION TO LANDSCAPE HISTORY
BADGLEY, Catherine, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, cbadgley@umich.edu
8:15 AM
FROM MOUNTAINS TO MOLEHILLS: ADVANCES IN QUANTIFYING CHANGES IN TOPOGRAPHY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR HABITAT FRAGMENTATION AND CONNECTIVITY
YANITES, Brian J., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Dr, MS 3022, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, byanites@uidaho.edu
8:30 AM
THE VEGETATIONAL CONTEXT FOR RODENT EVOLUTION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: MIDDLE MIOCENE PHYTOLITHS THE MASCALL FORMATION OF EASTERN OREGON
DUNN, Regan E., Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195 and STRÖMBERG, Caroline A.E., Department of Biology & Burke Museum, University of Washington, Box 351800, 24 Kincaid Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-1800, caestrom@u.washington.edu
8:45 AM
THE IMPACTS OF CENOZOIC CLIMATE AND HABITAT CHANGES ON SMALL MAMMAL DIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA
SAMUELS, Joshua X., National Park Service, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, 32651 Hwy 19, Kimberly, OR 97848 and HOPKINS, Samantha S.B., Clark Honors College and Geological Sciences, Univ of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, joshua_samuels@nps.gov
9:00 AM
TAXONOMIC AND ECOLOGICAL CHANGES IN RODENT FAUNAS OF THE LATE OLIGOCENE CABBAGE PATCH BEDS OF WESTERN MONTANA: RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES?
CALEDE, Jonathan, Department of Biology, University of Washington, 24 Kincaid Hall, Box 351800, Seattle, WA 98195, caledj@uw.edu
9:15 AM
FUNDAMENTAL DIFFERENCES IN TECTONICALLY-DRIVEN DIVERSITY DYNAMICS AND FAUNAL CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN SMALL AND LARGE MAMMAL FAUNAS DURING THE NORTH AMERICAN MIOCENE
HOPKINS, Samantha S.B., Clark Honors College and Geological Sciences, Univ of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 and DAVIS, Edward Byrd, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, shopkins@uoregon.edu
 
9:30 AM
Break
9:45 AM
IMPLICATIONS OF CARBON ISOTOPIC VARIABILITY IN MODERN RODENTS IN THE GREAT PLAINS, USA FOR INTERPRETING DIETS OF FOSSIL RODENTS
HAVELES, Andrew W., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, FOX, David L., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219 and FOX-DOBBS, Kena, Department of Geology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416-1048, have0118@umn.edu
10:00 AM
SPATIAL VARIATION IN STABLE ISOTOPE ECOLOGY OF SMALL MAMMALS IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
SMILEY, Tara M., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 and BADGLEY, Catherine, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, tmsmiley@umich.edu
10:15 AM
ISOTOPIC RECORDS OF RODENT PALEOECOLOGY NEAR THE EDGE OF THE LAURENTIDE ICE IN THE LATE PLEISTOCENE: INSIGHTS AND LESSONS FROM THE MODERN ECOSYSTEM OF THE PRYOR MOUNTAINS, MONTANA
FOX-DOBBS, Kena, Department of Geology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416-1048, DIXON, Holly, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, LIGHTNER, Erik, Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1325 Fetterman Dr, Laramie, WY 82070 and CLEMENTZ, Mark T., Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 University Ave. University of Wyoming, Dept. 3006, Laramie, WY 82071, kena@pugetsound.edu
10:30 AM
DIETARY PLASTICITY OF MUROID RODENTS FOR CONTINENTAL-SCALE COMPARISONS OF CARBON ISOTOPES IN THE LATE MIOCENE OF PAKISTAN AND SPAIN
KIMURA, Yuri1, CASANOVAS-VILAR, Isaac2, CERLING, Thure3, JACOBS, Louis4, FLYNN, Lawrence5, LINDSAY, Everett6, PILBEAM, David5, ALBA, David2 and MOYÀ-SOLÀ, Salvador2, (1)Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. & Constitution Ave, Washington, DC 20560, (2)Institut Català de Paleontologia, Campus de la UAB s/n, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain, Spain, (3)Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (4)Southern Methodist University, 3225 Daniel Avenue, Dallas, TX 75275, (5)Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, (6)University of Arizona, 2771 N Treat Ave, Tucson, AZ 85716, ykimura@mail.smu.edu
 
10:45 AM
Break
11:00 AM
DENTAL ECOMETRICS PREDICT TROPHIC CATEGORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN RODENTS
KELLER, Jonathan Stanford, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 987 Upper Buford Cir, Falcon Heights, MN 55108, FOX, David L., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219 and MCNULTY, Kieran P., Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, 395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455, kell1077@umn.edu
11:15 AM
WHERE WOODRATS MEET: GENETIC, MORPHOLOGICAL, AND ECOLOGICAL DIFFERENTIATION AT THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN SPECIES
MATOCQ, Marjorie D. and MURPHY, Peter J., Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada Reno, 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, 89509, mmatocq@cabnr.unr.edu
11:30 AM
BIOGEOGRAPHIC STRUCTURE IN NORTH AMERICAN ARIDLANDS: HOW HAS TECTONIC AND CLIMATE CHANGE INFLUENCED THE GEOGRAPHY OF DIVERSIFICATION ACROSS CO-DISTRIBUTED TAXA?
RIDDLE, Brett R. and JEZKOVA, Tereza, School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004, brett.riddle@unlv.edu
11:45 AM
LANDSCAPE DIVERSITY, HABITAT DIVERSITY, & RODENT RICHNESS: CASCADING EFFECTS
MCGUIRE, Jenny, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, jennymcg@uw.edu
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