Cernuolimbus 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: Pterocephaliinae according to M. J. Hopkins 2011

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Palmer 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Pterocephalia, Sigmocheilus, Strigambitus

Subtaxa: Cernuolimbus arcticus Cernuolimbus depressus Cernuolimbus granulosus Cernuolimbus laevifrons Cernuolimbus monilis Cernuolimbus orygmatos Cernuolimbus semigranulosus

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Type: Cernuolimbus orygmatos

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of Canada (5: British Columbia, Yukon collections), United States (19: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Nevada, Nevada and Utah, Utah)

Total: 24 collections including 26 occurrences

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