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Olenellus parvofrontatus

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Taxonomy
Olenellus parvofrontatus was named by Fritz (1991). Its type specimen is GSC 91842, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a mold. Its type locality is Collection 90669, which is in a Dyeran marine limestone in the Illtyd Formation of Canada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Olenellus parvofrontatus Fritz p. 13 figs. Pl. 11, figs. 3-6
1999Olenellus parvofrontatus Lieberman p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
suborderOlenellina
superfamilyOlenelloidea
familyOlenellidae
subfamilyOlenellinae
genusOlenellusHall 1861
speciesparvofrontatus

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.

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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: majorg
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-02-25 08:45:18
Modified: 2009-02-25 12:04:51
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Whittington et al. 1997, Hendy 2009

Age range: Dyeran or 515.30000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2Canada (Yukon Territory) Olenellus parvofrontatus (type locality: 156230)