Bolbolenellus brevispinus 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 Bolbolenellus according to F. A. Sundberg and L.B. McCollum 2003

See also Palmer 1998

Sister taxa: Bolbolenellus altifrontatus, Bolbolenellus euryparia, Bolbolenellus groenlandicus, Bolbolenellus hermani, Bolbolenellus sphaerulosus

Type specimen: DMNH 16062, an exoskeleton

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (12: California, Nevada collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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