Paedeumias transitans Walcott 1910 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Alternative combinations: Olenellus (Paedeumias) transitans, Olenellus transitans

Synonyms: Olenellus perkinsi Resser and Howell 1938, Paedeumias perkinsi Resser and Howell 1938

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

Belongs to Paedeumias according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2002

See also Lieberman 1998, Lieberman 1999, Resser and Howell 1938 and Walcott 1910

Sister taxa: Olenellus (Paedeumias) chiefensis, Olenellus (Paedeumias) puertoblancoensis, Olenellus (Paedeumias) terminatus, Paedeumias granulatus

Type specimens:

  • Paedeumias transitans: USNM 56808b
  • Olenellus perkinsi:

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Cambrian of Canada (10: Labrador, Newfoundland collections), United States (9: California, Vermont)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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