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Monday, July 11th

Monday, July 11th, 8:45 am to 9:45 am · Lindell C/Chase Park Plaza
Session 06: Contributed Papers: Cookson Awards I
Presiding: Brian Axsmith, University Of South Alabama
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06001July 11th 8:45 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaMorphological variation in the panglobal Devonian lycopsid genus Leclercqia: A new species from Washington state
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Oral PaperBenca, Jeffrey; Stromberg, Caroline; Carlisle, Maureen .Leclercqia
Lycopsids
interspecific
intraspecific
morphometrics
06002July 11th 9:00 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaAn early origin of secondary growth in the Early Devonian of Gaspé
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Oral PaperHoffman, Laurel; Tomescu, Alexandru.fossil
Devonian
Trimerophyte
secondary growth
Psilophyton
Euphyllophyte
06003July 11th 9:15 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaNew gametophytes from the Early Devonian Beartooth Butte Formation (Wyoming)
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Oral PaperCaruso, Joseph A.; Barrett-Watson, Hanna; Tomescu, Alexandru.gametophyte
fossil
bryophyte
Devonian
Wyoming
06004July 11th 9:30 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaEvidence for the filicalean fern genus Senftenbergia in Pennsylvanian sediments of western North America
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Oral PaperHillier, Kaitlin; Rothwell, Gar.Filicalean fern
fossil
Pennsylvanian age
Tedeliaceae
Monday, July 11th, 10:30 am to 11:45 am · Lindell C/Chase Park Plaza
Session 10: Contributed Papers: Cookson Awards II
Presiding: Brian Axsmith, University Of South Alabama
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10001July 11th 10:30 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaInvestigating Leaf Hydraulics in Fossil Plants from the Permian and Triassic of Antarctica
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Oral PaperSchwendemann, Andrew; Taylor, Thomas; Taylor, Edith.
10002July 11th 10:45 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaAnatomically preserved Dordrechtites from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica
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Oral PaperBergene, Julie; Taylor, Edith; Taylor, Thomas.Antarctica
Dordrechtites
Triassic
Permineralization
Compression
10003July 11th 11:00 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaFungi from the Permian and Triassic of Antarctica
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Oral PaperHarper, Carla; Taylor, Thomas; Krings, Michael.fungi
fossil fungi
Permian
Triassic
Antarctica
10004July 11th 11:15 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaA taxodioid (Cupressaceae) seed cone from the Upper Cretaceous of British Columbia, Canada
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Oral PaperKlymiuk, Ashley; Stockey, Ruth; Rothwell, Gar.Cupressaceae
conifer
seed cone
Upper Cretaceous
conifer evolution
Hughmillerites juddii
10005July 11th 11:30 amLindell C/Chase Park PlazaInference of pCO2 Levels and Climate in the Late Cretaceous from Fossil Lauraceae
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Oral PaperRichey, Jon; Upchurch, Garland.Late Cretaceous
Stomatal Index
Lauraceae
Atmospheric CO2
Monday, July 11th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Lindell C/Chase Park Plaza
Session 12: Contributed Papers: Cookson III, Paleozoic I
Presiding: Wilson Taylor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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12001July 11th 1:30 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaThe fossil history of Zingiberales and new insights based on fossil and extant members
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Oral PaperBenedict, John.Spirematospermum
Zingiberaceae
Musaceae
Alpinia
seed
fruit
12002July 11th 1:45 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaSouthwestern Wyoming Fossil Plants Expedition 2010: retracing petrified wood sites of the1960s-80s
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Oral PaperBoonchai , Nareerat; Manchester, Steven; Lott, Terry.Petrified wood
Eocene
expedition
southwestern Wyoming
12003July 11th 2:00 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaEnvironmental vs. Anthropogenic Landscape Effects: the demise of the Maya
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Oral PaperLindsay , Colleen Elise.Maya
environmental impact
Land management
climate change
conservation
water
12004July 11th 2:15 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaThe Effects of Light Quantity on Grass Epidermal Cell Shape
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Oral PaperLe , Thien-Y ; Dunn, Regan; Stromberg, Caroline.grasses
phytolith
undulation index
Light
cell shape
epidermal cells
12005July 11th 2:30 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaThe search for extant analogues for early land plant algal progenitors
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Oral PaperTaylor, Wilson; Gontarek, Bryan.streptophyte algae
early land plants
12006July 11th 2:45 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaThe Alta Flora of the Price Formation (Mississippian, Tournaisian/Visean) of southern West Virginia
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Oral PaperDunn, Michael; Gensel, Patricia; Blake, Mitch.Mississippian
Fossil flora
Tournaisian
Visean
Monday, July 11th, 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm · Lindell C/Chase Park Plaza
Session 21: Contributed Papers: Paleozoic II
Presiding: Rudolph Serbet, University Of Kansas
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21001July 11th 3:45 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaLyginopterid seed fern diversity from the Pennsylvanian of Missouri.
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Oral PaperSerbet, Rudolph; Hageman, Scott; Hoffman, Brian; Krings, Michael; Taylor, Edith; Taylor, Thomas.Lyginopterid
Missouri
Pennsylvanian
Pollen organ
21002July 11th 4:00 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaMt. Achernar: A window into Antarctic glossopterid diversity
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Oral PaperRyberg, Patricia; Taylor, Edith; Taylor, Thomas.Antarctica
Late Permian
Glossopteris
Plumsteadia
Scutum
new morphotaxon
ovulate structures
21003July 11th 4:15 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaWhere are the fossil zygomycetes?
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Oral PaperTaylor, Thomas; Krings, Michael; Dotzler, Nora.fossil fungi
Zygomycota
Carboniferous
Triassic
sporocarp
21004July 11th 4:30 pmLindell C/Chase Park PlazaWhat is Dejerseya?
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Oral PaperBomfleur, Benjamin; Serbet, Rudolph; Krings, Michael; Taylor, Edith; Taylor, Thomas.whole-plant reconstruction
Matatiellaceae
Antarctica
Triassic
Peltaspermales
Monday, July 11th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Khorassan Ballroom/Chase Park Plaza
Session P: Contributed Posters: Paleobotany Posters
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PPB001July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaPaleogene evolution of precipitation in northeast China supporting the mid Eocene intensification of the East Asian monsoon
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionQuan, Cheng; Liu, Yusheng; Utescher, Torsten.seasonal changes
East Asian monsoon
mid Eocene intensification
Fushun
northeast†China
PPB002July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaPaleogene seasonal variation and climate evolution of northeast China
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionQuan, Cheng; Liu, Yusheng; Utescher, Torsten.Paleogene climate evolution
seasonality
temperature gradient
quantitative reconstruction
Eocene cooling
northeast†China
PPB003July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaTertiary Ginkgo ovulate organs with associated leaves from North Dakota, USA and its evolutionary significance
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionZhou, Zhiyan; Quan, Cheng; Liu, Yusheng.cuticular structure
Ginkgo cranii
North Dakota
ovulate organs
Paleocene
reduced evolutionary trends
Sentinel Butte Formation
PPB004July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaClimatic gradients, distribution and evolution of the East Asian Eocene
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionQuan, Cheng; Liu, Yusheng; Utescher, Torsten.Eocene climates
plant fossils
quantitative reconstruction
East Asia
latitudinal gradients
paleoclimatic evolution
PPB005July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaA high-resolution record of deep-time vegetation dynamics from the Eocene of Montana
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionMiller, Lauren; Smith, Selena; Stromberg, Caroline; Sheldon, Nathan.phytoliths
paleosols
paleoecology
Eocene
Montana
Poaceae
Zingiberales
Succession
vegetation dynamics
PPB006July 11th 5:30 pmKhorassan Ballroom/Chase Park PlazaFossil Pollen from the Wilbanks II Clay Pit of Weakley County, Tennessee
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionChen, Tina; Taing, Thang; Manchester, Steven R..Eocene
pollen
Tennessee
Monday, July 11th, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm · Plaza Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session MX3: Mixer: Paleobotanical Section Mixer
Presiding: Michael Dunn, CAMERON UNIVERSITY
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July 11th 6:30 pmPlaza Room/Chase Park PlazaPaleobotanical Section Mixer
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Monday, July 11th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm · Empire Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session TE07: Banquet: Paleobotanical Section Banquet and Auction
Presiding: Michael Dunn, CAMERON UNIVERSITY
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July 11th 7:30 pmEmpire Room/Chase Park PlazaPaleobotanical Section Banquet and Auction
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Wednesday, July 13th

Wednesday, July 13th, 8:15 am to 9:45 am · Forsyth Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session 40: Contributed Papers: Mesozoic I
Presiding: Shusheng Hu, Yale University
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40001July 13th 8:15 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaAnatomy and affinities of permineralized corystosperm trunks from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica: new data and synthesis.
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Oral PaperDecombeix, Anne-Laure; Taylor, Edith; Taylor, Thomas.Triassic
Antarctica
corystosperms
Fremouw Formation
anatomy
trees
40002July 13th 8:30 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaFungal-arthropod-plant interactions from the Jurassic petrified forest Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados, Patagonia, Argentina
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Oral PaperGarcia Massini, Juan L.; Falaschi, Paula; Zamuner, Alba.Mesozoic ecosystems
multitrophic interactions
fossil fungi
coprolites
40003July 13th 8:45 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaA new species of Cobbania (Araceae) from the Cretaceous (Upper Maastrichtian) of South Dakota
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Oral PaperStockey, Ruth; Rothwell, Gar; Johnson, Kirk.Araceae
floating aquatic
fossil
Upper Cretaceous
40004July 13th 9:00 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaA new Turonian flower of Ericalean affinity from the South Amboy Fire Clay Member of the Raritan Formation, Linden Clay Pit, Middlesex County, New Jersey
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Oral PaperHu, Shusheng; Taylor, David; Hickey, Leo.charcoalified mesofossils
angiosperm flower
Ericales
Turonian
Raritan Formation
40005July 13th 9:15 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaLate Cretaceous dicotyledonous woods from the Crevasse Canyon and McRae Formations, south-central New Mexico, USA: Part I
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Oral PaperEstrada-Ruiz, Emilio; Upchurch, Garland; Wheeler, Elisabeth; Greg, Mack H..Fossil wood
Angiosperms
Crevasse Canyon Formation
McRae Formation
Late Cretaceous
New Mexico
40006July 13th 9:30 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaPlants, clouds, and climate models: Understanding warm climates of the latest Cretaceous
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Oral PaperUpchurch, Garland; Kiehl, Jeff; Shields, Christine; Scotese, Christopher.paleobotany
Late Cretaceous
climate
Angiosperms
carbon dioxide
Wednesday, July 13th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Forsyth Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session 46: Contributed Papers: Mesozoic II, Cenozoic I
Presiding: William Crepet, Cornell Univeristy
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46001July 13th 10:15 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaThe conifer Araucaria bladenensis and associated large pollen and ovulate cones from the Upper Cretaceous Ingersoll shale (Eutaw Formation) of Alabama
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Oral PaperAxsmith, Brian; Stults, Debra; Knight, Terrell; Bingham, Patrick.
46002July 13th 10:30 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaThe Mismeasure of a mystery: Angiosperm origins and Phylogentics
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Oral PaperCrepet, William; Nixon, Kevin; Gandolfo, Maria.Angiosperms
Origins
Mystery
phylogenetics
46003July 13th 10:45 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaThe Paleocene Yachinaka flora of the Minato Formation from Kuji, northeastern Honshu, Japan
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Oral PaperHoriuchi, Junji; Manchester, Steven.Kuji, Japan
paleobotany
Biogeography
Paleocene
46004July 13th 11:00 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaThe Eocene Thomas Ranch flora, Allenby Formation, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada
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Oral PaperDillhoff, Richard; Dillhoff, Thomas; Devore, Melanie; Greenwood, David; Pigg, Kathleen.Eocene
Okanagan Highlands
paleobotany
palynology
leaf fossils
CLAMP
46005July 13th 11:15 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaDioonopsis leaves from the Eocene of Western North America--a cycad shared with the Paleogene of Japan
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Oral PaperErdei, Boglarka ; Manchester, Steven.
46006July 13th 11:30 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaFossil evidence for temperate family evolution: Rosaceae from Republic, Washington and other Okanogan Highlands Eocene sites
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Oral PaperDevore, Melanie; Pigg, Kathleen.Eocene
paleobotany
phylogenetic reconstruction
Prunus
Rosaceae
46007July 13th 11:45 amForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaDid South America herald Earth's earliest grasslands?: New plant silica records from Gran Barranca, Argentina
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Oral PaperStromberg, Caroline; Dunn, Regan; Kohn, Matthew; Madden, Richard; Carlini, Alfredo.phytoliths
grasslands
Cenozoic
South America
Argentina
paleoecology
Wednesday, July 13th, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm · Forsyth Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session 47: Contributed Papers: Cenozoic II
Presiding: Diane Erwin, University of California
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47001July 13th 1:30 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaAtmospheric paleo-CO2 estimates based on Taxodium distichum (Cupressaceae) fossils from the Miocene and Pliocene of Eastern North America
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Oral PaperStults, Debra; Axsmith, Brian; Wagner-Cremer, Friederike.
47002July 13th 1:45 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaA record of plant microenvironment from the anatomy of permineralized leaf fossls
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Oral PaperBoyce, Charles; Zwieniecki, Maciej.ecophysiology
leaf anatomy
hydraulics
paleoecology
47003July 13th 2:00 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaLate Oligocene - Early Miocene moist forest legumes (Fabaceae) from northeastern Africa
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Oral PaperPan, Aaron; Currano, Ellen; Jacobs, Bonnie; Herendeen, Patrick.Afzelia
Ethiopa
Fabaceae
forest
Miocene
Newtonia
Oligocene
47004July 13th 2:15 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaQuantitative paleoclimate estimates from two Late Neogene floras of eastern North America
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Oral PaperStults, Debra; Axsmith, Brian.
47005July 13th 2:30 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaAre there Neogene "lowland" floras preserved near the modern-day crest of the central Sierra Nevada, CA?
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Oral PaperErwin, Diane; Myers, Jeffrey A.; Schorn, Howard E..Neogene
Sierra Nevada
California
Mt. Reba paleoflora
Elephants Back paleofloras
paleoclimate
paleoelevation
Wednesday, July 13th, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Forsyth Room/Chase Park Plaza
Session M29: Meeting: Paleobotanical Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Wilson Taylor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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July 13th 3:30 pmForsyth Room/Chase Park PlazaPaleobotanical Section Business Meeting
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