Post Doctoral Associate
Dr. Carrie Tyler
289 Dickinson Hall
1659 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
Personal website: www.carrietyler.com
Ph.D., 2012, Virginia Tech
M.S., 2007, San Diego State University
Paleoecology, taphonomy, conservation paleobiology, predation, mollusks, brachiopods, macroevolution, predation, quantitative methods, morphometrics and functional morphology.
- Quantitative estimates of higher-taxon fidelity
- The utility of marine benthic associations as a multivariate proxy of paleo-bathymetry
- The effects of limpet shell morphology on durophagous predation by adult cancrid crabs
- Spatial variation in predation pressure and encounter rates: energy and onshore-offshore gradients
- Predation pressure on rhynchonelliform brachiopods through the Phanerozoic
Tyler, C.L., Leighton L.R., Carlson, S.J., Huntley, J.W., and Kowalewski, M., in review. Predation on modern & fossil brachiopods: Assessing chemical defenses & palatability. Palaios.
Tyler, C.L., Leighton, L.R., and Kowalewski, M., in review. The effects of limpet shell morphology on durophagous predation by adult cancrid crabs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.
Leighton, L.R., Nikqueta, C., Stafford, E.S., Tyler, C.L., and Schneider, C.L., in review. Identifying the origins of shell fragments. Geology.
Collins, B., Tyler, C.L., and Leighton, L.R., in review. Extending geometric morphometric techniques: Three-dimensional Bookstein shape coordinates. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Stafford, E.S., Tyler, C.L., and Leighton, L.R., in review. Shell repair frequency tracks predator abundance in intertidal gastropods. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Tyler, C.L., and Schiffbauer, J.D., 2012. The fidelity of microstructural drilling predation traces and gastropod radula morphology: Paleoecological applications. Palaios 27: 658-666.
Tyler, C.L., and Leighton, L.R., 2011. Detecting competition in the fossil record: Support for character displacement among Ordovician brachiopods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 307: 205-217.
Yanes, Y., and Tyler, C.L., 2009. Drilling predation intensity and feeding preferences by Nucella (Muricidae), on limpets inferred from a dead-shell assemblage. Palaios 24: 273-279.
Schiffbauer, J.D., Yanes, Y., Tyler, C.L., Kowalewski, M., and Leighton, L.R., 2008. The Microstructural Record of Predation: A New Approach for Identifying Predatory Drill Holes. Palaios 23: 810-820.