Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173480
Bozeman, MT 59717-3480

Tel: (406) 994-3331
Fax: (406) 994-6923
Location: 226 Traphagen Hall

Department Chair

Dr. David Mogk

Daniel Barta

Degree(s) Held

B.S., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 2012

Degree Sought:

M.S. in Earth Sciences

Title of Research Project:

 A Cladistic Approach to Understanding Dinosaur Egg Diversity and the Evolution of Reproductive Traits Within Dinosauria.


David Varricchio

Email Address:


Barta DE, Brundridge KM, Croghan JA, Jackson FD, Varricchio DJ, Jin X, Poust AW. In press. Eggs and clutches of the Spheroolithidae from the Cretaceous Tiantai basin, Zhejiang Province, China. Historical Biology. Link