Elviniella Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Elviniidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1960. Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Dunderberg Shale, Eureka District, Nevada. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 334-C:53-107

Parent taxon: Elviniidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

Sister taxa: Chariocephalus, Dartonaspis, Drumaspis, Dunderbergia, Dytremacephalus, Elburgia, Elvinaspis, Elvinia, Elvinoides, Elviraspis, Elyaspis, Irvingella, Jessievillia, Kujandina, Maladioides, Megadunderbergia, Metisaspina, Onchopeltis, Paraenshia, Pesaia, Prismenaspis, Pseudosaukia, Qingshuihella

Subtaxa: Elviniella laevis

View classification

Type: Elviniella laevis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of United States (4: Nevada collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.