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Annual Meeting Abstracts Topic Categories Please choose the most specific category possible to aid review and scheduling of submissions.  The “Other” Taxon category should be used for purely theoretical or modelling papers, or topics that otherwise defy taxonomic categorization.
 
Taxon
  • Fishes
  • Tetrapods
  • Amphibians
  • Amniotes
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Synapsids
  • Mammals
  • Other
 
Taxon Subcategories
 
Fishes
  • Acanthodii
  • Actinopterygia
  • Agnatha
  • Chondrichthyes
  • Gnathostomata
  • Osteichthyes
  • Placodermi
  • Sarcopterygii
  • Fishes – all
 
Tetrapods
  • Tetrapods – all
 
Amphibians
  • Caudata
  • Lepospondyli
  • Lissamphibia
  • Reptiliomorpha
  • Temnospondyli
  • Amphibians – all
 
Amniotes
  • Amniotes – all
 
Reptiles
  • Archosauria
  • Crocodylomorpha
  • Diapsida
  • Dinosauria – all
  • Dinosauria – Ornithischia
  • Dinosauria – Sauropoda
  • Dinosauria – Theropoda
  • Ichthyosauria
  • Parareptilia
  • Pseudosuchia
  • Pterosauria
  • Rhynchocephalia
  • Sauropterygia
  • Squamata
  • Testudinata
  • Reptiles – all
 
Birds
  • Neornithes
  • Aves - all
 
Synapsids
  • Cynodontia
  • Pelycosauria
  • Therapsida
  • Synapsida – all
 
Mammals
  • Eutheria – Afrotheria
  • Eutheria – Artiodactyla
  • Eutheria – Carnivora
  • Eutheria – Cetacea
  • Eutheria – Chiroptera
  • Eutheria – Condylarthra
  • Eutheria – Creodonta
  • Eutheria – Euarchonta
  • Eutheria – Glires
  • Eutheria – Incertae Sedis
  • Eutheria – Lipotyphla
  • Eutheria – Meridiungulata
  • Eutheria – Perissodactyla
  • Eutheria – Sirenia
  • Eutheria – Xenarthra
  • Mammaliaformes
  • Metatheria
  • Prototheria
  • Mammalia – all
 
Geologic Era List (Some are hierarchical – please pick the most specific possible)
  • Cenozoic - all
  • Cenozoic - Neogene
  • Cenozoic - Paleogene
  • Cenozoic - Quaternary
  • Mesozoic + Cenozoic
  • Mesozoic - all
  • Mesozoic - Cretaceous
  • Mesozoic - Jurassic
  • Mesozoic - Triassic
  • Paleozoic + Mesozoic
  • Paleozoic - all
  • Paleozoic - Cambrian
  • Paleozoic - Carboniferous
  • Paleozoic - Devonian
  • Paleozoic - Ordovician
  • Paleozoic - Permian
  • Paleozoic - Silurian
  • Phanerozoic – all
  • Not applicable
 
Topic
  • Biogeography
  • Climate
  • Comparative morphology
  • Development/Reproduction
  • Diversity
  • Ecology
  • Education and Outreach
  • Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Evolutionary Mechanisms
  • Evolutionary Rates
  • Extinction
  • Fieldwork Reports
  • Function/Mechanics
  • Ichnofossils
  • Macroevolution
  • Mitigation
  • New Occurences
  • Other
  • Phylogeny/Systematics
  • Physiology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Taphonomy