†superfamily Olenelloidea Walcott 1890 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1890. Descriptive notes of new genera and species from the Lower Cambrian or Olenellus zone of North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12:33-46

Parent taxon: Olenellina according to J. M. Adrain 2011

See also Lieberman 1998, Lieberman 2001, Palmer and Repina 1993, Skovsted 2006 and Webster 2007

Sister taxa: Bradyfallotaspis, Fallotaspidoidea, Gabriellus, Geraldinella, Judomioidea, Nevadioidea, Postfallotaspis

Subtaxa: Biceratopsidae Holmiidae Laudoniidae Olenellidae Wanneriidae

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder


• Cambrian of Argentina (2 collections), Canada (93: Alberta, British Columbia, Labrador, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon Territory, Yukon and Northwest Territories), Greenland (18), Mexico (5), Morocco (4), Norway (6), Poland (2), Sweden (1), United States (226: Arizona, California, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington)

Total: 357 collections including 678 occurrences

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