Faculty Profile for Dr. Shelly Jean Wernette

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Dr. Shelly Jean Wernette
Senior Lecturer — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
phone: (512) 245-2170

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Wernette, S. J., Hughes, N. C., Myrow, P. M., & Sardsud, A. (2023). Trilobites of Thailand’s Cambrian-Ordovician Tarutao Group and their geological setting. Papers in Palaeontology, 9(5). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/spp2.1516
  • Fortey, R. A., Wernette, S. J., & Hughes, N. C. (2022). Reed’s Ordovician trilobite types from Myanmar (Burma) and western Yunnan Province, China. Zootaxa, 5162(4), 301–356.
  • Hughes, N. C., Peng, S., Harper, D., Myrow, P. M., Pham, N. K., Wernette, S. J., & Zhu, X. (2021). Cambrian and earliest Ordovician fauna and geology of the Sông Đà and adjacent terranes in Việt Nam (Vietnam). Geological Magazine, 159(1), 55–80. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756821000844
  • Wernette, S. J., Hughes, N. C., Myrow, P. M., & Aung, A. K. (2021). Initial description of Cambrian fossils from Myanmar: Late Furongian trilobites from the southern part of Shan State and the Cambrian palaeogeographical affinities of Sibumasu. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 214. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes.2021.104775
  • Wernette, S. J., Hughes, N. C., Myrow, P. M., & Sardsud, A. (2020). The Furongian (Late Cambrian) trilobite Thalandium’s endemicity reassessed along with a new species of Prosaukia from Ko Tarutao, Thailand. Thai Geoscience Journal, 1(1), 63–82.

Selected Service Activities

Scheduling Committee
August 2023-Present
Nontenure Line Faculty Committee
August 2023-Present
Paleontological Society, Sepkoski Committee
January 1, 2023-Present
San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter
May 2022-Present
Consultant on educational materials
John Knox Ranch
April 15, 2022-Present