Wanneria Walcott 1910 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Wanneriidae

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1910. Cambrian geology and paleontology. No. 6 - Olenellus and other genera of the Mesonacidæ. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 53(6):231-422

Parent taxon: Wanneriidae according to B. S. Lieberman 1999

See also Palmer and Repina 1993, Sepkoski 2002, Walcott 1910 and Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxon: Elliptocephala

Subtaxa: Wanneria cadizensis Wanneria listeri Wanneria misolensis Wanneria walcottana

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Type: Olenellus (Holmia) walcottanus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Canada (11: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories collections), Mexico (3), United States (9: California, Nevada, Pennsylvania)

• Caerfai of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

• Waucoban of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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