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Olenaspella

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Taxonomy
Olenaspella was named by Wilson (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-u O Trem-l Sepkoski's reference number: 459,472].

It was reranked as Eugonocare (Olenaspella) by Peng (1992).

It was assigned to Eugonocare by Peng (1992); to Aphelaspididae by Jell and Adrain (2002); and to Asaphida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Olenaspella Wilson p. 1344
1992Eugonocare (Olenaspella) Peng
2002Olenaspella Jell and Adrain p. 413
2002Olenaspella Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderOlenida
familyAphelaspidae(Palmer 1960)
genusOlenaspella

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.

G. †Olenaspella Wilson 1956
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Olenaspella consimila Ergaliev 1980
Olenaspella evansi Kobayashi 1936
Olenaspella regularis Palmer 1962
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Spines: minorg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedf
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Harrington et al. (1959).g
Created: 2009-06-09 11:32:13
Modified: 2009-06-09 13:32:13
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Harrington et al. 1959, Whittington et al. 1997, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Steptoean or 497.00000 to 493.50000 Ma

Collections (48 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Taoyuanian498.5 - 485.4China (Zhejiang) Eugonocare cylindrata (128301 128306)
Taoyuanian498.5 - 485.4China (Hunan) Eugonocare cylindrata (126687 126688)
Steptoean497.0 - 493.5USA (Vermont) O. angularis (8977)
Steptoean497.0 - 493.5USA (Nevada) O. paucisegmenta (111322 111323 122125 122128 122129 122130 122131 122133) O. regularis (75737 75738 110440 110441) O. sp. (64493)
Steptoean497.0 - 493.5Canada (British Columbia) O. chrisnewi (219685)
Sakian497.0 - 492.8Kazakhstan O. consimila (118333 118336 118339 118341 118342 118344 118345 118346 118348) O. sp. (118260 118262 118263 118264 118304 118305)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Alaska) O. evansi (64798 64800)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) O. separata (75741 75742)
Dresbachian497.0 - 485.4Canada (Yukon) Eugonocare separatum (55280 55282) O. evansi (55224 55233 55277) O. regularis (55223 55231 55278) O. sp. (55225)
Steptoean - Dolgellian497.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) O. separata (10506)