169 Phylogenetic Perspectives on Assembling the Tree of Life in Deep Time

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Sunday, 5 October 2008: 1:30 PM-4:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 351BE

Colin D. Sumrall , Christopher Brochu and Talia Karim
1:30 PM
Stratophenetic Study of Evolution In Turborotalia (Eocene planktonic foraminifera)
Paul N. Pearson, Cardiff University; Thomas H.G. Ezard, Imperial College
1:45 PM
Anagenesis or Cladogenesis? New Evidence for Widespread Cladogenesis in Marine Microfossils
Pincelli M. Hull, University of California San Diego; Richard D. Norris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UCSD; Joshua Lewis, University of California San Diego
2:00 PM
Ontogenetic Trajectories of the 3-D Morphology of Gastropods and Their Phylogenetic Signal
Claude Monnet, University of Zurich; Hugo Bucher, University of Zurich; Christoph Zollikofer, Anthropological Institute and Museum
2:15 PM
Growth Progression In Trilobites
Nigel C. Hughes, University of California, Riverside; Giuseppe Fusco, Univ of Padova; Gene Hunt, Smithsonian Institution; Theodore Garland Jr, University of California
2:30 PM
Evaluating Our Understanding of Different Limbs of the Metazoan Tree of Life
Peter J. Wagner, Smithsonian Institution; Jonathan D. Marcot, University of Illinois
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
A Window into the Cambrian: Exceptionally Preserved Arthropods from Quebec and Wisconsin
Joseph H. Collette, University of Massachusetts; James W. Hagadorn, Amherst College
3:30 PM
Evolutionary Development of Pseudomonocycly among Paleozoic Crinoids
Forest J. Gahn, Brigham Young University - Idaho
3:45 PM
A New Homology Model for Edrioasteroid Ambulacra and Its Phylogenetic Implications for the Origin of Asteroid Ambulacra
Colin D. Sumrall, Univ of Tennessee; James Sprinkle, Jackson School of Geosciences
4:00 PM
Keys for a Long-Standing Scientific Conundrum : The Phylogenetic Position of Stylophorans within Deuterostomes
Bertrand Y. J. Lefebvre, UMR CNRS 5125 Paléoenvironnements et Paléobiosphère
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Evolution from Benthos to Plankton: Rare or Common?
Kate F. Darling, The University of Edinburgh; Ellen Thomas, Yale University; Simone Kasemann, The University of Edinburgh; Christopher W. Smart, University of Plymouth; Heidi Seears, University of Nottingham; Christopher Wade, University of Nottingham
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