GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016

Session No. 289
Wednesday, 28 September 2016: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Mile High Ballroom 4AB (Colorado Convention Center)

T151. New Approaches to Phylogenetic Paleobiology

Paleontological Society; Paleontological Research Institution
David W. Bapst, Melanie Hopkins, April Wright and David F. Wright, Advocates
8:00 AM
PALEOBIOLOGICAL DIVERSIFICATION METRICS AND BIRTH-DEATH MODELS AS CONTROLS FOR THE EFFECTS OF RATE HETEROGENEITIES ON TIP-DATING
WAGNER, Peter J., Dept. of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560, wagnerpj@si.edu
8:15 AM
GENOMIC SIGNATURE OF THE LILLIPUT EFFECT ACROSS THE K/PG EXTINCTION
BERV, Jacob, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850; Geology & Geophysics, Yale University, 210 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511 and FIELD, Daniel J., Geology & Geophysics, Yale University, 210 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, jsb439@cornell.edu
8:30 AM
MODELING SPECIATION-FOSSILIZATION PROCESS IN TOTAL-EVIDENCE DATING AND ITS APPLICATION TO PENGUIN EVOLUTION (Invited Presentation)
GAVRYUSHKINA, Alexandra, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Mattenstrasse 26, Basel, 4058, Switzerland; Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland, 38 Princes St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand, gavryushkina@gmail.com
Handouts
  • GSA2016.pdf (3.3 MB)
  • 8:45 AM
    INAPPROPRIATE PARAMETERIZATION OF FOSSILIZED BIRTH-DEATH MODELS CAUSES INCORRECT ESTIMATION OF NODE AGES
    WRIGHT, April, Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, wright.aprilm@gmail.com
    9:00 AM
    PHYLOGENETIC DIVERSITY OF THE LUCINIDAE IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC USING FOSSILS AND MOLECULES
    CHRISTIE, Max, Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 434 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, CONGREVE, Curtis R., Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 and PATZKOWSKY, Mark E., Pennsylvania State University, 503 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714, mchristie09@gmail.com
    9:15 AM
    INFERRING ANCESTOR-DESCENDANT RELATIONSHIPS IN THE FOSSIL RECORD (WITH STATISTICS)
    BAPST, David W., Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph, Rapid City, SD 57701; Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, HOPKINS, Melanie, Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, WRIGHT, April, Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, MATZKE, Nicholas J., Division of Evolution, Ecology, and Genetics, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia and LLOYD, Graeme T., Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia, dwbapst@gmail.com
    Handouts
  • GSA2016_BapstEtAl_AncestorsWithStatistics_09-27-16.pdf (2.5 MB)
  • 9:30 AM
    THE SPACE OF SAMPLED ANCESTOR TREES
    GAVRYUSHKIN, Alex, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Z├╝rich, Mattenstrasse 26, Basel, 4058, Switzerland, alex@gavruskin.com
    Handouts
  • 2016_GSA.pdf (15.9 MB)
  • 9:45 AM
    BOOM AND BUST; ANALYZING SHIFTS IN EVOLUTIONARY RATES OF STROPHOMENOID BRACHIOPODS DURING THE LATE ORDOVICIAN MASS EXTINCTION USING A PHYLOGENETIC FRAMEWORK
    CONGREVE, Curtis R.1, KRUG, Andrew Z.1 and PATZKOWSKY, Mark E.2, (1)Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, (2)Pennsylvania State University, 503 Deike Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-2714, crcongreve@gmail.com
    10:00 AM
    BAYESIAN TIP-DATING AND TREE-BASED ANALYSES OF MORPHOLOGIC EVOLUTION: AN EMPIRICAL ASSESSMENT OF RATE HETEROGENEITY AND MORPHOSPACE OCCUPATION AMONG PALEOZOIC CRINOIDS
    WRIGHT, David F., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, DC 43210, wright.1433@osu.edu
    10:15 AM
    LITTLE EVIDENCE FOR ENHANCED PHENOTYPIC EVOLUTION IN EARLY TELEOSTS RELATIVE TO THEIR 'LIVING FOSSIL' SISTER GROUP
    CLARKE, John, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Hayden Hall, 240 S. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, LLOYD, Graeme T., Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia and FRIEDMAN, Matt, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3AN, United Kingdom, j.clarke.paleo@gmail.com
    10:30 AM
    HOW WELL DOES A PART REPRESENT THE WHOLE? A COMPARISON OF CRANIDIAL SHAPE EVOLUTION WITH WHOLE-ORGANISM EVOLUTION IN THE TRILOBITE FAMILY PTEROCEPHALIIDAE
    HOPKINS, Melanie, Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, mhopkins@amnh.org
    10:45 AM
    EVALUATING MORPHOLOGICAL CONVERGENCE VERSUS CONSERVATISM ACROSS THE DIPLOBATHRID CRINOID PHYLOGENY
    COLE, Selina R., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, cole.678@osu.edu
    11:00 AM
    CONSTRAINING THE GREAT OXIDATION EVENT WITHIN THE RUBISCO PHYLOGENETIC TREE
    KACAR, Betul, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, ADAM, Zachary R., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, HANSON-SMITH, Victor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158 and BOEKELHEIDE, Nicholas, Department of Chemistry, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, kacar@fas.harvard.edu
    11:15 AM
    FOSSIL-BASED DATING OF THE DIVERGENCE OF HOMINOIDEA AND CERCOPITHECOIDEA
    COHEN, Leonie M.1, WANG, Steve C.1 and GINGERICH, Philip D.2, (1)Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, (2)Museum of Paleontology and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, scwang@swarthmore.edu
    11:30 AM
    HOW SIMILAR ARE SISTERS? THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORPHOLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY
    SCLAFANI, Judith A., CONGREVE, Curtis R., KRUG, Andrew Z. and PATZKOWSKY, Mark E., Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, jas1169@psu.edu
    11:45 AM
    A NEARLY COMPLETE PHYLOGENY REVEALS THE COMPLEX MACROEVOLUTIONARY UNDERPINNINGS OF CONIFER DIVERSITY HOTSPOTS
    LESLIE, Andrew B.1, DONOGHUE, Michael2, BEAULIEU, Jeremy3, FARJON, Aljos4, FILER, Denis5, HOLMAN, Garth6, CAMPBELL, Christopher6, MEI, Wenbin7, RAUBESON, Linda8, MATHEWS, Sarah9 and JETZ, Walter2, (1)Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Box G-W, 80 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, (2)Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, P.O. Box 208106, New Haven, CT 06511, (3)Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 569 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, (4)Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, Richmond, TW9 3AE, United Kingdom, (5)Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3RB, United Kingdom, (6)School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono, 5751 Murray Hall, Orono, ME 04469, (7)Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, 1 Sheilds Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, (8)Department of Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (9)CSIRO National Research Collections Australia, Australian National Herbarium, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, andrew_leslie@brown.edu
    12:00 PM
    UTILIZING PHYLOGENETIC PALEOECOLOGY WITH PALEOZOIC ARTHROPODS TO EXPLORE MACROEVOLUTIONARY AND MACROECOLOGICAL TRENDS
    LAMSDELL, James, Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, jlamsdell@amnh.org
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