Nephrolenellus geniculatus Palmer 1998 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Biceratopsidae

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1998. Terminal Early Cambrian extinction of the Olenellina: documentation from the Pioche Formation, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 72(4):650-672

Belongs to Nephrolenellus according to M. Webster 2007

See also Palmer 1998

Sister taxon: Nephrolenellus multinodus

Type specimen: DMNH 16052, an exoskeleton (nearly complete exoskeleton). Its type locality is Locality ICS-1044, which is in a Dyeran marine shale in the Pioche Shale Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (14: Nevada collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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