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Poletaevella

Trilobita - Redlichiida

Taxonomy
Poletaevella was named by Dalmatov and Repina (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto]. It is not extant. Its type is Poletaevella baljutica.

It was assigned to Olenellina by Palmer and Repina (1993); to Redlichiida by Whittington et al. (1997); and to Olenellida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Poletaevella Dalmatov and Repina
1993Poletaevella Palmer and Repina p. 32 fig. 8.4
1997Poletaevella Whittington et al. p. 428
2002Poletaevella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
genusPoletaevellaDalmatov and Repina 1971

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 1993Olenellinid(?) with posterior margin of cephalon nearly straight. Glabella parallel-sided, bluntly rounded anteriorly; occipital ring unusually short. Pal- pebral lobes short, prominent, located about midway be- tween axial and lateral border furrows, and connected to posterior part of L4 by narrow ocular ridge; posterior tips of ocular lobes opposite L2. Preglabellar field longer
(sag.) than anterior border. Genal spines well developed; intergenal spines not indicated.