Cedaria brevifrons Palmer 1962 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Olenida - Cedariidae

Full reference: A.R. Palmer. 1962. Glyptagnostus and associated trilobites in the United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 374(F):F1-F49

Belongs to Cedaria according to A.R. Palmer 1962

Sister taxa: Cedaria burnetensis, Cedaria eurycheilos, Cedaria prolifica, Cedaria selwyni

Type specimen: USNM 143159a, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is Duck Creek [Raiff Limestone], which is in a Dresbachian marine limestone in the Raiff Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cambrian of Canada (1: Yukon collection), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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