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Olenellus (Olenellus) fowleri

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

Taxonomy
Olenellus (Olenellus) fowleri was named by Palmer (1998). Its type specimen is DMNH 16074, an exoskeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Locality ICS-1173, which is in a Lenian carbonate limestone in the Pioche Shale Formation of Nevada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Olenellus (Olenellus) fowleri Palmer p. 669 figs. Figures 5.5, 10.1-10.6

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

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, Hendy 2009, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: Dyeran or 515.30000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cambrian538.8 - 485.4Canada (Northern Territories) Olenellus fowleri (228647)
Lenian516.0 - 510.2USA (Nevada) Olenellus fowleri (type locality: 9821)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2USA (California) Olenellus fowleri (10628 10630)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2USA (Nevada) Olenellus fowleri (10560 10569 156372 156373 156374 156377 234284 234285)