†family Cedariidae Raymond 1937 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Cedariidae

Parent taxon: Olenida according to J. M. Adrain 2011

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Andrarinidae, Aphelaspidae, Asaphiscidae, Dokimokephalidae, Eulomidae, Idahoiidae, Loganellidae, Olenidae, Parabolinoididae, Pterocephaliidae

Subtaxa: Bonneterrina Carinamala Cedaria Cedarina Henadoparia Jimachongia Vernaculina

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Marjumian of Greenland (7 collections), United States (12: Alabama, Georgia, Nevada, Texas)

• Cambrian of Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (1), Greenland (4), the Russian Federation (3), United States (63: Alaska, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

Total: 98 collections including 108 occurrences

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