Olenellus (Paedeumias) chiefensis Palmer 1998 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

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 Olenellus (Paedeumias) according to A. R. Palmer 1998

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

Type specimen: Figures 5.3, 11.1-11.6. Its type locality is Locality ICS-1173, which is in a Lenian carbonate limestone in the Pioche Shale Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of United States (13: Nevada collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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