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Fredonia student, faculty identify a new species of female-only fossil fairy shrimp

Roger Coda

Senior Emma Van Houte and her faculty advisor, Assistant Professor Thomas Hegna, are co-authors of a journal article, “A new genus and species of ?parthenogenic anostracan (Pancrustacea, Branchiopoda, ?Thamnocephalidae) from the Lower Cretaceous Koonwarra Fossil Bed in Australia.”

Zoom talk today to explore Jurassic invertebrates

Roger Coda

Dr. Mateo Monferran, a researcher with the National Scientific and Technical Research Council currently engaging in investigative work with Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Thomas Hegna, will present a Zoom seminar, “Jurassic Continental Invertebrates: The Records from Argentina,” on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m.

Argentinian paleontologist conducting research with Fredonia professor, students

Roger Coda

Dr. Mateo Monferran, an Argentinian paleontologist, is conducting research into Mesozoic fossil arthropods – creepy crawlers such as spiders, scorpions, crustaceans, insects and millipedes – with Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Thomas Hegna and students in his lab during the fall semester.

Newspaper article highlights Purtill's latest publication

Roger Coda

A recent column published in the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch newspaper highlighted a journal article, “The Road Not Taken: How Early Landscape Learning and Adoption of a Risk-Averse Strategy Influenced Paleoindian Travel Route Decision Making in the Upper Ohio Valley," written by Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Matthew Purtill.