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DVPS Speaker for 10/26/06: Dr. Lauck (Buck) Ward on Ecphora Evolution

The Delaware Valley Paleontological Society
(In conjunction with our regular monthly meeting)
Dr. Lauck (Buck) Ward
" Succession and Inferred Evolution of Ecphora "

Dr. Lauck W. Ward will speak about the evolution of the fossil snail, ecphora. Dr. Ward is the Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology at The Virginia Museum of Natural History. He's the leading authority of molluscan biostratigraphy in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain. He's named many of the stratigraphic layers of the Coastal Plain from Delaware through Georgia. Dr. Ward has also named many genera, including the genus Chesapecten, and has described numerous species of mollusks.

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Place: The Academy of Natural Sciences www.acnatsci.org (Close to GSA meeting)
In Philadelphia, 19th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Commons Room, 19th St. Entrance

(Free and open to the public. "Paleo-stuff" on display and for sale.)
Q&A and Discussion immediately following the talk
For further information contact DVPS Vice-President Patti Kane-Vanni at
paleopatti@hotmail.com , pkv1@erols.com  or our website at www.DVPS.org

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