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Olenaspella regularis

Trilobita - Olenida - Aphelaspidae

Taxonomy
Olenaspella regularis was named by Palmer (1962). Its type specimen is USNM 143180a, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Olenaspella regularis Palmer pp. F-38 figs. Pl. 4, fig. 1

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

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.

Olenaspella regularis Palmer 1962
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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
Created: 2009-06-09 11:32:13
Modified: 2009-06-09 13:32:13
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Harrington et al. 1959, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Dresbachian or 501.00000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Yukon) Olenaspella regularis (55223 55231 55278)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Olenaspella regularis (75737 75738 110440 110441)