†family Wanneriidae HupĂ© 1952 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Wanneriidae

Alternative spelling: Wanneriinae

Parent taxon: Olenelloidea according to B. S. Lieberman 1999

See also Harrington 1956, Hollingsworth 2005 and Palmer and Repina 1993

Sister taxa: Biceratopsidae, Holmiidae, Laudoniidae, Olenellidae

Subtaxa: Elliptocephala Wanneria

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (21: Alberta, Labrador, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, Yukon and Northwest Territories collections), Greenland (10), Mexico (3), United States (17: California, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania)

Total: 51 collections including 56 occurrences

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