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Olenellus (Olenelloides)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Olenellus (Olenelloides) Peach pp. 668-669, and 671-674
1910Olenelloides Walcott p. 345
1993Olenelloides Palmer and Repina p. 25 fig. 4.8
2002Olenelloides Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
suborderOlenellina
superfamilyOlenelloidea
familyOlenellidae
subfamilyOlenellinae
genusOlenellusHall 1861
subgenusOlenelloidesPeach 1894

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. R. Palmer and L. N. Repina 1993Latidoniinae with ccphalon subliexagonal in outline; prominent procranidial, genal, or intergenal spines at each angle of the hexagon. Intergenal spines close to glabella. L4 subglobular. Preglabellar field ab- sent. Width of narrow interocular area about equal to width of equally narrow ex traocular area opposite midlength of ocular lobe. Posterior tips of ocular lobes opposite 1.2. Thorax of nine segments; axis wider than inner part of pleural region exclusive of spines; third and sixth thoracic segments macropleural.