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Olenellus

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Olenellus Hall
1894Holmia (Olenellus) Peach p. 671
1894Mesonacis (Olenellus) Peach p. 671
1910Olenellus Walcott p. 311
1952Olenellus Riccio p. 29
1993Olenellus Palmer and Repina p. 21
1997Olenellus Whittington et al. p. 408
1999Olenellus Lieberman p. 13
2002Olenellus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Olenellus Skovsted p. 1093

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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

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 1993Olenellinae with external surface generally smooth or with faint Bertillion markings, rarely granular or reticulate. Occipital ring smooth or with small node near posterior margin; occipital spine rare. Genal spine angle opposite or posterior to Ll. Genal spine slender.