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Fritzolenellus lapworthi

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Olenellus lapworthi was named by Peach and Horne (1892) [Lectotype by Cowie and McNamara (1978).]. Its type specimen is GSE 5364 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Fritzolenellus lapworthi by Lieberman (1999).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Olenellus lapworthi Peach and Horne p. 227 figs. pl. 5, figs. 2–4, 6
1894Olenellus lapworthi Peach p. 664 figs. pi. 29, figs. 3-6
1894Olenellus intermedius Peach pp. 666-668 figs. Pl. 32, Fig. 7
1894Olenellus lapworthi Peach and Horne pp. 662-664 figs. pi. 29, figs, i, 2. and 2a ; pi. 30, fig. 7 pi. 32, fig. 8
1910Olenellus lapworthi Walcott p. 331 figs. Plate 59, Figs. 1-7; and Plate 40, part of Fig. 3
1978Olenellus lapworthi Cowie and McNamara p. 620 figs. pl. 69, figs. 1–6
1999Fritzolenellus lapworthi Lieberman p. 97

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderRedlichiidaRichter 1932
specieslapworthi(Peach and Horne 1892)

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.

Fritzolenellus lapworthi Peach and Horne 1892
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Invalid names: Olenellus intermedius Peach 1894 [synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-21 05:06:25
Modified: 2009-12-21 07:06:25
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Whittington et al. 1997, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Dyeran or 515.30000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2Canada (Newfoundland) Fritzolenellus lapworthi (195911 195912) Olenellus lapworthi (196374)