Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology


Anna KOZŁOWSKA, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor


Silurian graptoloids (retiolitids), phylogeny, evolution, and systematics.


CURRICULUM VITAE



Personal data

Anna Kozłowska


Academic degrees and memberships
  • 2015 Professor of Earth Sciences
  • 2006 Doctor habilitatus degree in geology, Institute of Paleobiology, Warsaw (Evolution of Homerian, Silurian graptolites from Baltica, Poland and Laurentia, Canada)
  • 1998– correspondent member of International Subcomission of Silurian Stratigraphy
  • 1993 Ph.D. geology, “Silurian Retiolitids of the East European Platform”, Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
  • 1987–1998 secretary of Palaeontological Section of Polish Geological Association
  • 1982 M.Sc. geology, “Silurian Monograptids (Graptolithina) from erratic boulders of Poland”, University of Warsaw, Poland

Research grants and scientific expeditions
  • 2009–2013 Leader of the research grant from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland) „Silurian graptolite biofacies of Poland and Arctic Canada: taxonomy, biostratigraphy, biogeography, paleoenvironments and evolution”
  • since 2012 participation in th eproject IGSP 591 “The Early to Middle Palaeozoic Revolution”
  • 2009–2012 participation in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada) grant to A. Lenz, Silurian graptolite biofacies in Arctic Canada: taxonomy, biostratigraphy, biogeography, paleoenvironments and evolution.
  • 2009–2012 participation in grant to A. Baliński „Ordovician brachiopods and associated fauna from Hubei Province (China)”
  • 1999–2001 Committee for Scientific Research (KBN 6 PO4D 006 16) grant to A. Kozłowska-Dawidziuk “The influence of lundgreni Event (Silurian) on retiolitid (Graptolithina) evolution” participation in grant to A. Urbanek (KBN 3 P04C 03522) for preparation of retiolitid part (together with A. Lenz and D. Bates) for the 3rd edition of the graptolite volume of the Treatise of Invertebrate Paleontology
  • 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002 expeditions to the Arctic Canada in a frame of collaboration with Alfred Lenz

Teaching
  • Evolutionary biology, lectures and laboratory courses at the Faculty of Agriculture (Biology), Academy of Agriculture

PhD students
  • Chmielarz Dagmara
  • Dobrowolska Kinga

Research interests
  • Silurian Retiolitidae (Graptolithina): evolution, phylogeny, systematics, palaeogeography, skeleton ultrastructures


Publications



Scientific papers

Melchin M.J., Lenz A.C and Kozłowska A. 2017. Retiolitine graptolites from the Aeronian and lower Telychian (Llandovery, Silurian) of Arctic Canada. Journal of Paleontology, 91(1): 116–145.[text]

Kozłowska A. 2016. A new generic name, Semigothograptus, for Gothograptus? meganassa Rickards & Palmer, 2002, from the Silurian post-lundgreni Biozone recovery phase, and comparative morphology of retiolitids from the lowermost upper Homerian (upper Wenlock). Zootaxa 4208 (6): 534–546.[text]

Kozłowska A. 2015. A new Wenlock retiolitid (Graptolithina) Virgellograptus from the East European Platform, Poland. Bulletin of Geosciences 90: 453–459.[text]

Kozłowska A. 2015. Evolutionary history of the Gothograptus lineage of the Retiolitidae (Graptolithina). Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 64: 56-61. [text]

Kozłowska, A. and Denis Bates, D. 2014. The simplest retiolitid (Graptolithina) species Plectodinemagraptus gracilis from the Ludlow of Poland. GFF 136: 147-152. [text]

Chmielarz, D. and Kozłowska, A. 2014. A first report of Prolinograptus packhami Rickards and Wright, 1997 from Baltica, Poland. Comptes Rendus Palevol 13: 139–146. [text]

Maletz J. and Kozłowska A. 2013. Dendroid graptolites from the Lower Ordovician (Tremadocian) of the Yichang area, Hubei, China. Palaontologische Zeitschrift 87: 445-454.[text]

Kozłowska A. and Radzevicius S. 2013. Upper Homerian and Gorstian (Silurian) Retiolitidae (Graptolithina) from Lithuania and Latvia. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 44: 11-23.

Kozłowska, A. and Urbanek A. 2013. Bohemograptus papilio sp. nov. three-dimensionally preserved monograptid (Graptolithina) with adaptation to retard sinking, from Upper Silurian, Poland. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 12, 13-21.[text]

Kozłowska, A., Dobrowolska K., and Bates D.E.B. 2013. A new type of colony in Silurian (upper Wenlock) retiolitid graptolite Spinograptus from Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58 (1): 85-92. [text]

Bates, D. and Kozłowska, A. 2012. The strangest of graptolites. Deposit 32: 8-13.

Noble, P.J., Lenz, A.C., Holmden, C., Masiak, M., Zimmerman, M.K., Poulson, S.R., and Kozłowska, A. 2012. Isotope geochemistry and plankton response to the Ireviken (Earliest Wenlock) and Cyrtograptus lundgreni extinction events, Cape Phillips Formation, Arctic Canada. In: J.A. Talent (ed.), Global Biodiversity, Extinction Intervals, and Biogeographic Perturbations Through Time, Earth and Life, International Year of Planet Earth Series, Springer: 631-652.

Lenz A., Senior S., Kozłowska, A. & Melchin M. 2012. Graptolites from the Mid Wenlock (Silurian), Upper Sheinwoodian, Arctic Canada. Plaeontographica Canadiana 32: 1-93.

Urbanek, A., Radzevičius, S., Kozłowska, A., and Teller, L. 2012. Phyletic evolution and iterative speciation in the persistent Pristiograptus dubius lineage. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57 [text]

Bates D.E.B., Kozłowska, A., Chmielarz, and A. Lenz. 2011. Excessive thickening of the cortical layer in graptolites Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58, 211-222.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska, A. 2010. Sagenograptoides, a new name for the retiolitid graptolite Sagenograptus Lenz and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, 2010. Journal of Paleontology, 84, 156. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska, A., Bates D.E.B. and Piras. S. 2010. A new Silurian graptolite, Reticuloplectograptus, and its bearing on retiolitid evolution. Paleontology 53, 1411–1417. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska, A., Lenz, A.C. and Melchin, M. 2009. Evolution of the retiolitid Neogothograptus (Graptolithina) and its new species from the upper Wenlock of Poland, Baltica. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54 (3), 423–434. [text - journal site]

Bates, D.E.B., Kozłowska, A., Loydell D., Urbanek, A. and Wade, S. 2009. Ultrastructural observations on some dendroid and graptoloid graptolites and on Mastigograptus. Bulletin of Geosciences 84, 21–26. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska, A. and Bates, D.E.B. 2008. Kirkigraptus, a new retiolitid graptolite from Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53: 105-112. [text - journal site]

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska, A. 2007. Retiolitid diversification and Silurian sea level changes. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 46 (Suppl.): 269-277.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska, A. 2007. New and unusual upper Llandovery graptolites from Arctic Canada. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52: 489-502.

Lenz, A.C., Noble P.J., Masiak, M., Poulson S.R., and Kozłowska A. 2006. The lundgreni Extinction Event: integration of paleontological and geochemical data from Arctic Canada. GFF 128, 153-158. [text - journal site]

Calner, M., Kozłowska A., Masiak, M., and Schmitz B., 2006. A shoreline to deep basin correlation chart for the middle Silurian coupled extinction-stable isotopic event. GFF 128, 79-84. [text - journal site]

Denis, E.B. Bates, Anna Kozłowska , Jörg Maletz, Nancy H. Kirk, and Alfred Lenz, 2006. The Silurian retiolitid graptolite Plectograptus: New observations and new species. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 51 (3), 525-540.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska, A. 2006. Graptolites from the lundgreni Biozone (Lower Homerian, Silurian), Arctic Islands, Canada: new species and supplementary material. Journal of Paleontology 80, 4, 616-637. [text - journal site]

Bates, D.E.B., Kozłowska, A. and Lenz, A.C. 2005. Silurian retiolitid graptolites: morphology and evolution. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 50 (4), 705-720.

Porębska, E., Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. and Masiak, M. 2004. The lundgreni event in the Silurian of the East European Platform, Poland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 213, 271-294.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2004. Evolution of retiolitid graptolites - a synopsis. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 49, 505-518.

Lenz, A. C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2004. Ludlow and Pridoli (Upper Silurian) Graptolites from the Arctic Islands, Canada. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 1-141.

Lenz, A. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2003. Ludlow-Pridoli graptolites from Arctic Canada. In Ortega G. and Acenolaza G.F. (eds.) Proceedings 7th IGC-FMSSS, INSUGEO, Serie Correlación Geológica 18, Tucumán, 145-146.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. Lenz A. and Bates, B.E.B. 2003. A new classification of ancorate diplograptids. In Ortega G. and Acenolaza G.F. (eds.) Proceedings 7th IGC-FMSSS, INSUGEO, Serie Correlación Geológica 18, Tucumán, 49-53.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2002. Agastograptus, a synonym of Plectograptus (Retiolitidae, Graptolithina). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47, 459-467.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2002. Late Wenlock and early Ludlow graptolite extinction, evolution and diversification. Special Papers in Paleontology, C.H. Holland commemorative volume. 67, 171-183.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2002. Upper Homerian (Upper Wenlock, Silurian) graptolites from Arctic Canada. Journal of Paleontology 76, 2, 319-344. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. and Lenz, A.C. 2001. Evolutionary development in the Silurian Retiolitidae (Graptolites). Journal of the Czech Geological Society 46, 3-4, 227-238.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2001. Upper Wenlock (Silurian) graptolites of Arctic Canada: pre-extinction, lundgreni Biozone fauna. Palaeontographica Canadiana 20, 1-61.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships within the Retiolitidae (Graptolithina) and a new genus, Cometograptus. Lethaia 34, 84-96. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A., Lenz A., Štorch P. 2001.Upper Wenlock and Lower Ludlow (Silurian), post-extinction graptolites, Všeradice section, Barrandian Area, Czech Republic. Journal of Palaeontology 75, 147-164. [text - journal site]

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1999. Wydarzenie lundgreni a rozwój retiolitów (Graptolithina) na platformie wschodnioeuropejskiej. Przegląd Geologiczny 47, 354-358.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1998. XVI Konferencja Paleontologów – Wiktorowo, 02-04.09 1998, Przegląd Geologiczny, 12, 1203.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1997. Retiolitid graptolite Spinograptus from Poland and its membrane structures. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 42, 391-412.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1996. Retiolity - Tajemnicze planktoniczne zwierzęta sylurskich oceanów. Kosmos, 727-735.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1995. Silurian retiolitids of the East European Platform. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 40, 261-326.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1993. XV Konferencja Paleontologów 1-3 października 1992. Przegląd Geologiczny, 3, 206-207.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A 1991. Agastograptus from the Mulde Beds of Gotland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 36:143-149.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1990. The genus Gothograptus (Graptolithina) from the Wenlock of Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 35:191-209.

Abstracts

Kozłowska A. 2013. Bogata fauna retiolitowa (Graptolithina) z Polski. Paleo 2013. Aktualizm i antyaktualizm w paleontologii, XXII Konferencja Naukowa Sekcji Paleontologicznej PTG, Tyniec, 27-30 września 2013: 29.

Kozłowska A. 2013. The mystery of the simplest retiolitid (Graptolithina) species Plectodinemagraptus gracilis from the Ludlow of Poland. 3rd Annual Meeting of IGCP 591 in Lund, Sweden: 165-166.

Kozłowska A. 2012. Bogata fauna retiolitowa (Graptolithina) z Polski. II Polski Kongres Geologiczny, Abstrakty, Państwowy Instytut Geologiczny, s. 44.

Kozłowska A., Bates D. and Dobrowolska K. 2011. Rhabdosome variations in the genus Spinograptus. Materiały konferencyjne ”Siluria Revisited” - International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Great Britan, Ludlow, 11-15.07.2011 r.

Kozłowska A. New morphological characters in the Ludlow graptolite Bohemograptus based on material from Poland. 2011. Materiały konferencyjne ”Siluria Revisited” - International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Great Britan, Ludlow, 11-15.07.2011 r.

Melchin, M.J., Lenz, A.C., Senior, S. and Kozłowska, A. 2010. A refined graptolite biostratigraphy for the lower to mid-Wenlock (Silurian) of Arctic Canada. In Nova Scotia 2010, Joint Meeting of AASP-The Palynological Society (43rd Annual Meeting), Geological Association of Canada Paleontology Division (20th Canadian Paleontology Conference) and Canadian Association of Palynologists. Program and Abstracts, 52-53.

Lenz A., Melchin M. and Kozłowska A. 2009. Aeronian and lower Telychian retiolitid graptolites, Arctic Canada. In Corriga M.G. & Piras S. (Eds.) Time and Life in the Silurian: a multidisciplinary approach. Abstracts. Rendiconti dalla Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 3 (3): 309.

Kozłowska A., Paškevičius J. and Radzevičius S. 2009. Preliminary report on isolated Ludlow retiolitids from West Lithuania. Absolutely final meeting of IGSP 503: Ordovician Palaeogeography and palaeoclimate - Copenhagen 2009: 28.

Noble P.J., Lenz A.C., Holmden C., Masiak M., Poulson S.R., Zimmerman M.K., and Kozłowska A., 2006. “Integrated paleontologic, sedimentologic, and stable isotopic data across the Ireviken and lundgreni Extinction Events in the Cape Phillips Formation, Nunavut, Canada”. 2006 GSA, Philadelphia Annual Meeting, paper No. 230-12.

Calner, M., Kozłowska, A., Masiak, M., Eriksson, M. E., Schmitz, B., Fröberg U. 2005. Relative timing of anomalies in carbonate production, biodiversity, and stable carbon isotopes in the middle Silurian of the Baltic Shield and the East European platform. The Dynamic Silurian Earth, Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Field Guide and Abstracts, page 62.

Lenz, A., Kozłowska, A. 2005. The late Wenlock lundgreni extinction Event, and post extinction evolutionary strategies in graptolites. North American Paleontology Convention (NAPC 2005), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada, June 19-25. Programme and Abstracts, p. 74.

Lenz A., Kozłowska A., Masiak M., Noble, P., Poulson, S. 2005. The lundgreni extinction event: paleontological and geochemical data from Arctic Canada. The Dynamic Silurian Earth, Subcomission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Field Guide and Abstracts, pages 76-77.

Kozłowska, A. 2005. Retiolitid evolution and the lundgreni Extinction Event. The Dynamic Silurian Eart, Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Field Guide and Abstracts, pages 75-76.

Calner M., Kozłowska-Dawidziuk A., Masiak M. 2004. Correlation of the middle Silurian graptolite crisis and coeval laminated sediments across the Baltic Shield and East European Platform. First International Symposium on Early Palaeozoic. Palaeogeography and Palaeoclimate. IGCP 503, Erlangen Geologische Abchandlungen, Sonderband 5, 25-26.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2000. The lundgreni Biozone graptolite fauna from Arctic Canada. Canadian Paleontology Conference, Program and Abstracts No. 10, p. 10.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A., Porębska E. and Masiak, M. 2000. Influence of the lundgreni Event on graptolite evolution; some isotopes, geochemistry and acritarchs from the East European Platform. Canadian Paleontology Conference, Program and Abstracts No. 10, p. 8-9.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2000. The Upper Wenlock graptolite extinction (lundgreni Extinction Event): perspectives from Arctic Canada. Palaeontology Down Under 2000, Geological Society of Australia, Abstracts 61, p. 55.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A., Porębska E. and Masiak, M. 2000. Geochemistry, acritarchs, and graptolites of the East European Platform. Palaeontology Down Under 2000, Geological Society of Australia, Abstracts 61, p. 49.

Masiak, M. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 2000. The record of the Cyrtograptus lundgreni Event within acritarch and graptolite assemblages in the Polish part of the East European Platform. 10th International Palynological Congress, Abstracts, Nanjing, p. 110.

Lenz, A.C. and Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1998. Sicular annuli and thickened interthecal septa in Silurian graptolites: new information. Proceedings 6th International Graptolite Conference (GWG-IPA) and 1998 Field Meeting, IUGS Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy Temas Geológico-Mineros ITGE, Madrid, 212-215.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A., A.C. Lenz, and P. Štorch. 1998. Late Homerian-early Ludlow post-extinction graptolites, Všeradice, Czech Republic. p. 97- 100. In . J.C. Gutiérrez-Marco and I. Rábano (eds.). Proceedings 6th International Graptolite Conference (GWG-IPA) and 1998 Field Meeting, IUGS Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy Temas Geológico-Mineros ITGE, Madrid, 97-101.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1998. Diversity of sicula length in retiolitids. Proceedings 6th International Graptolite Conference (GWG-IPA) and 1998 Field Meeting, IUGS Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy Temas Geológico-Mineros ITGE, Madrid, p. 205-208.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A., 1996. Monograptid and retiolitid graptolites of the Wenlock/Ludlow (Silurian) transition in the East European Platform: biostratigraphic and evolutionary implications. The James Hall Symposium: Second International Symposium on the Silurian System. Program and Abstracts. University of Rochester, N.Y., p. 67.

Kozłowska-Dawidziuk, A. 1994. Silurian Retiolitids from Poland. IUSG Subcommision on Silurian Stratigraphy – Field Meeting Eastern + Southern Alps, Austria 1994 in mem. H. Jaeger. Berichte Geol. B.-A. 30/1994; Wien, p. 137




Contact



Anna Kozłowska
Institute Paleobiology PAS
ul. Twarda 51/55
PL-00-818 Warsaw , Poland
e-mail: akd@twarda.pan.pl
phone: (+48 22) 697 8872, room 634