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Biceratops Pack and Gayle 1971 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Redlichiida - Olenellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 19114

Full reference: P. D. Pack and H. B. Gayle. 1971. A new Olenellid trilobite, Biceratops nevadensis, from the Lower Cambrian near Las Vegas, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 45(5):893-898

Parent taxon: Olenellidae according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Arcuolenellus, Fritzolenellus, Gabriellinae, Gabriellus, Mesonacinae, Olenellinae, Paedeumias, Peachella

Subtaxa: Biceratops nevadensis

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Type: Biceratops nevadensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder