Prehousia Palmer 1960 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Pterocephaliidae

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: Housiinae according to M. J. Hopkins 2011

See also Jell and Adrain 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Parahousia

Subtaxa: Prehousia alata Prehousia diverta Prehousia impolita Prehousia indenta Prehousia prima Prehousia semicircularis

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Type: Prehousia alata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ayusokkanian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Cambrian of the Russian Federation (3), United States (31: Nevada, Nevada and Utah, Utah)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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