144 Paleontology (Posters) I - Diversity, Evolution, and Biogeography

Poster Session
General Discipline Sessions
Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-4:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #57
Polar Crossroads: High Latitude Biogeographic Highways
Derek Main, University of Texas at Arlington; Christopher Scotese, PALEOMAP Project
Poster #58
Miocene Decapod Crustacean Fauna of Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, Signals Timing of Establishment of Modern Biogeographic Provinces
Rodney M. Feldmann, Kent State University; Carrie E. Schweitzer, Kent State Univ Stark Campus; Miguel Griffin, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa; Silvio Casadío, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa
Poster #59
Preliminary Systematic Analysis of An Avifaunal Assemblage from Roland Springs Ranch of Western Texas
Julie Sculley, Sam Houston State University; Eileen Johnson, Texas Tech Univ; Patrick J. Lewis, Sam Houston State University
Poster #60
The Influence of Taxonomic Level on Biogeographic Patterns
Cory M. Redman, Texas A&M University
Poster #61
Poster #62
Developing a Synthetic Environmental Curve for the Phanerozoic: A Multiproxy Approach to the Origination Problem
Andrés L. Cárdenas, University of South Florida; Peter J. Harries, University of South Florida
Poster #63
An Analysis of the Paleozoic Radiation of Marine Animals
Alexei A. Rivera, National Museum of Natural History
Poster #64
Comparing Methods for Confidence Intervals on Stratigraphic Ranges Under Non-Uniform Recovery Potential
Dasol Park, Swarthmore College; Steve C. Wang, Swarthmore College; David J. Chudzicki, University of Chicago; Philip J. Everson, Swarthmore College
Poster #65
Analysis of Problematica Ecdysozoa from the Burgess Shale Using Disparity
Michael Nakagaki, Virginia Tech; Douglas H. Erwin, Smithsonian Institution
Poster #67
Middle and Late Ordovician Biodiversity Dynamics in Marine Microfossils from Baltoscandia
Daniel Goldman, University of Dayton; H. David Sheets, Canisius College; Stig M. Bergström, The Ohio State University; Jaak Nolvak, Institute of Geology at Tallinn University of Technology
Poster #68
Global Size Trends in Ordovician and Silurian Brachiopod Lineages
Jennifer A. Stempien, University of Colorado at Boulder
Poster #69
Changes In Mississippian Crinoid Diversity during Deposition of the St. Louis Limestone (Meramecian) In the Illinois Basin
Lewis A. Cook, West Virginia University; Thomas W. Kammer, West Virginia University
Poster #70
Comparison of Early Mississippian Crinoid Generic Diversity Patterns Between the Lake Valley Formation of New Mexico and the Burlington Limestone of Iowa
Elizabeth C. Rhenberg, West Virginia University; D. Jade Simon, West Virginia University; Lewis A. Cook, West Virginia University; Magdalena K. Gill, West Virginia University; William I. Ausich, The Ohio State University; Thomas W. Kammer, West Virginia University
Poster #71
Crinoid Biodiversity in the Lower Mississippian Lake Valley Formation, New Mexico
Magdalena K. Gill, West Virginia University; D. Jade Simon, West Virginia University; Elizabeth C. Rhenberg, West Virginia University; Lewis A. Cook, West Virginia University; William I. Ausich, The Ohio State University; Thomas W. Kammer, West Virginia University
Poster #72
Estimating the Magnitude of Primary Production Loss in the End-Permian Mass Extinction
Libin Sun, Swarthmore College; Steve C. Wang, Swarthmore College; Peter Roopnarine, California Academy of Sciences; Kenneth D. Angielczyk, The Field Museum
Poster #73
The Late Triassic Crisis and the Lazarus Effect: Evidence from the Bivalve Fossil Record of Northwest Europe
Luke Mander, University College Dublin; Richard J. Twitchett, University of Plymouth
Poster #75
Under Sampled Continental Mollusks near the Cretaceous–Paleogene Boundary, Selected Sites in North Dakota, Montana, and Alberta
Anna M. Crowell, University of North Dakota; Joseph H. Hartman, University of North Dakota; Arthur R. Sweet, Geol Survey of Canada
Poster #76
Climatic Influences on Deep-Sea Ostracode Species Diversity for the Last Three Million Years
Moriaki Yasuhara, Smithsonian Institution; Thomas M. Cronin, U.S. Geological Survey; Gene Hunt, Smithsonian Institution
Poster #77
Body Size and Climate Change in Deep-Sea Ostracodes: Testing Models of within-Lineage Evolution
Gene Hunt, Smithsonian Institution; Satrio A. Wicaksono, Wesleyan University; Julia E. Brown, Yale University
Poster #78
Can Predatory-Prey Arms Races Intensify during a Mass Extinction Event? Strombid Gastropods from Late Neogene of Florida
Rachel L. Guest, Colby College; Gregory S. Herbert, University of South Florida; Robert A. Gastaldo, Colby College; Peter Harries, University of South Florida; Eric Oches, University of South Florida; Roger Portell, University of Florida; Gregory Dietl, Paleontological Research Institution
Poster #79
Homoplasy at Work: Convergent Formation of Extreme Parietal Callus In Multiple Lineages of Marine Gastropods
Lauren M. Maistros, Cornell University; Warren D. Allmon, Paleontological Research Institution
Poster #80
Sea Level Change and Nearshore Biodiversity: The Role of Transgressive-Regressive Transitions
David R. Lindberg, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Elizabeth A. Perotti, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Nicholas D. Pyenson, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Poster #81
Evolutionary Stasis In Golden Eagles Over the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle (35,000 years ago to present)
Sarah Molina, Occidental College; Donald Prothero, Occidental College