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Bolbolenellus brevispinus

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Biceratopsidae

Taxonomy
Bolbolenellus brevispinus was named by Palmer (1998). Its type specimen is DMNH 16062, an exoskeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Bolbolenellus brevispinus Palmer p. 659 figs. Figures 5.6, 7.1-7.12
2003Bolbolenellus brevispinus Sundberg and McCollum p. 953 figs. Plate 1, ®gures 4 - 5

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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
familyBiceratopsidae
genusBolbolenellus
speciesbrevispinus

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
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Created: 2009-09-21 20:18:56
Modified: 2012-08-27 07:43:00
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Dyeran or 515.30000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lenian516.0 - 510.2USA (Nevada) Bolbolenellus brevispinus (9821)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2USA (Nevada) Bolbolenellus brevispinus (9820 10560 10569 10590 69204 156372 156377 234284 234285 234286)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2USA (California) Bolbolenellus brevispinus (10632)