GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 87
Monday, 23 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 226ABC, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T104. Paleobiogeographic and Paleoecological Trends in the Fossil Record I

Paleontological Society; GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division

 

Sarah L. Sheffield and Jennifer E. Bauer, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
PLANKTIC FORAMINIFER TEST SIZE DURING THE NEOGENE: PALEOENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
FRAASS, Andrew Jeffrey, O'BRIEN, Phoebe, ROBERTS, Barnaby, TODD, Chloe and SCHMIDT, Daniela N., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom
8:15 AM
THE IMPACT OF THE PERMO-TRIASSIC MASS EXTINCTION ON TERRESTRIAL AND MARINE BIOGEOGRAPHY (Invited Presentation)
ALLEN, Bethany J.1, WIGNALL, Paul B.1, HILL, Daniel J.1, SAUPE, Erin E.2 and DUNHILL, Alexander M.1, (1)School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom, (2)Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3AN, United Kingdom
8:30 AM
FELID GUILD ECOLOGICAL NICHE DYNAMICS PRE- AND POST-PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNAL EXTINCTION
FREYMUELLER, Nicholas, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, MSCO3-2020 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, MYERS, Corinne, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, 221 Yale Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131 and SMITH, Felisa A., Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, 219 Yale Blvd NE, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87106
8:45 AM
THE MISSING PIECE I: CONSEQUENCES OF TERMINAL PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNAL EXTINCTION ON THE ISOTOPIC AND BODY SIZE NICHE OF LARGE HERBIVORE COMMUNITIES IN TEXAS
VILLASEÑOR, Amelia1, ELLIOTT SMITH, Emma A.2, TOME, Catalina P.2, LYONS, S. Kathleen3, STAFFORD Jr., Thomas W.4, NEWSOME, Seth D.2 and SMITH, Felisa A.2, (1)Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, 330 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR 72701, (2)Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3)School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 402 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588, (4)Stafford Research, LLC, 200 Acadia Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026-1845
9:00 AM
THE MISSING PIECE II: CONSEQUENCES OF TERMINAL PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNAL EXTINCTION ON ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN PREDATORS AND PREY
SMITH, Felisa A.1, VILLASEÑOR, Amelia2, ELLIOTT SMITH, Emma A.1, TOME, Catalina P.1, LYONS, S. Kathleen3, NEWSOME, Seth D.1 and STAFFORD Jr., Thomas W.4, (1)Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, MSC 03-2020, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (2)Department of Anthropology, The University of Arkansas, 330 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR 72701, (3)School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 402 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588, (4)Stafford Research, LLC, 200 Acadia Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026-1845
9:15 AM
SMALL MAMMAL PALEOECOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO THE TERMINAL PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNAL EXTINCTION
KELLER, Jonathan S.1, STAFFORD Jr., Thomas W.2, LYONS, S. Kathleen3, NEWSOME, Seth D.1 and SMITH, Felisa A.1, (1)Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, 219 Yale Blvd NE, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87106, (2)Stafford Research, LLC, 200 Acadia Avenue, Lafayette, CO 80026-1845, (3)School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 402 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588
9:30 AM
COMMUNITY ECOLOGICAL CONTEXT PLAYS A ROLE IN PREDICTING RESPONSES OF INDIVIDUAL SPECIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE DURING THE PALEOCENE-EOCENE THERMAL MAXIMUM
VITEK, Natasha S., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 32611; Department of Ecology & Evolution, Stony Brook University, 650 Life Sciences Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5245, MORSE, Paul E., Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708; Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 32611, BOYER, Doug M., Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, 130 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708, STRAIT, Suzanne G., Biological Sciences, Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 45619 and BLOCH, Jonathan I., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
ORIGIN OF PTEROSAURIA AND STEPWISE EVOLUTION OF THE PTEROSAURIAN FLIGHT APPARATUS
FITCH, Adam, University of Wisconsin Geology Museum, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706; Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, Environmental Science Center, New Haven, CT 06511, PRITCHARD, Adam, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street & Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20560, HARTMAN, Scott, Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2363 N. 65th, Wauwatosa, WI 53213, BEVITT, Joseph, Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization - Sydney, New Illawarra Rd, Lucas Heights, NSW 2234, Australia, LOVELACE, David M., Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706 and BHULLAR, Bhart-Anjan, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 21 Sachem St, Environmental Science Center, New Haven, CT 06511
10:15 AM
AN EXTINCTION OF OPEN-OCEAN SHARKS 19 MA AND ITS IMPACT ON MODERN PELAGIC ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE
SIBERT, Elizabeth C., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138; Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138; Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 78 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 and RUBIN, Leah, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
10:30 AM
NITROGEN FIXATION: A LARGELY UNEXPLORED DRIVER OF CENOZOIC PLANT EVOLUTION, BIOGEOGRAPHICAL RANGES, AND PALEOECOLOGICAL TRENDS
PIGG, Kathleen B., School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501 and DEVORE, Melanie L., Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061
10:45 AM
EARLY PALEOCENE PLANT AND MAMMALIAN COMMUNITIES FROM THE SAN JUAN BASIN (NEW MEXICO, USA) RECORD LONG TERM ECOSYSTEM INSTABILITY FOLLOWING THE CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE BOUNDARY
FLYNN, Andrew G.1, PEPPE, Daniel J.1, WILLIAMSON, Thomas E.2, SECORD, Ross3, BRUSATTE, Stephen L.4 and GENG, Jie1, (1)Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Research Group, Department of Geosciences, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, (2)New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM 87104, (3)Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340, (4)School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3FE, United Kingdom
11:00 AM
PALEOCLIMATIC AND PALEOECOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF A MIDDLE TO LATE EOCENE SOUTH AMERICAN SEASONALLY DRY TROPICAL FOREST
MARTÍNEZ, Camila1, JARAMILLO, Carlos2, MARTÍNEZ MURCIA, Jhonatan2, MORENO, Federico3, CARDENAS, Andres L.4 and ESCOBAR, Jaime H.5, (1)Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, 00000, Panama, (2)Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, 0843-03092, Panama, (3)Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, 227 Hutchison Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002, Balboa, Ancon, 0843-03092, Panama, (4)Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad EAFIT, Carrera 49 N° 7 Sur-50, Medellin, Colombia, (5)Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universidad del Norte, Apartados Aereos 1569, Barranquilla, 51820, Colombia
11:15 AM
THE PAST AND PRESENT RECORDS OF SAND DOLLARS (ECHINOIDEA; CLYPEASTEROIDA) FROM TAIWAN: ORIGINATION, DISPERSAL, PHYLOGENY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
LIN, Jih-Pai, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, NO. 1, SEC. 4, ROOSEVELT ROAD, TAIPEI, 106, Taiwan
11:30 AM
DEATH IN PARADISE: MULTI-YEAR RECORDS OF PREDATION ON THE BAHAMIAN ECHINOID LEODIA
GRUN, Tobias B.1, DEXTER, Troy A.2, PETSIOS, Elizabeth3, TYLER, Carrie L.4, PORTELL, Roger W.1 and KOWALEWSKI, Michał5, (1)Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, 1659 Museum Road, Gainesville, FL 32611, (2)Gerace Research Centre, University of The Bahamas, San Salvador, Bahamas, (3)Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Pkwy Zumberge Hall of Science, University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, (4)Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, (5)Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, Chile
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