Prehousia alata 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

Belongs to Prehousia according to M. J. Hopkins 2011

See also Palmer 1960

Sister taxa: Prehousia diverta, Prehousia impolita, Prehousia indenta, Prehousia prima, Prehousia semicircularis

Type specimen: USNM 136866, a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (10: Nevada, Utah)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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