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Aciculolenus Palmer 1965 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67978

Full reference: A. R. Palmer. 1965. Trilobites of the Late Cambrian Pterocephaliid Biomere in the Great Basin, United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 493:1-105

Parent taxon: Olenidae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Acerocare, Acerocarina, Angelina, Apoplanias, Balnibarbiinae, Beltella, Boeckaspis, Chekiangaspis, Ctenopyge, Highgatella, Huangshiaspis, Hypermecaspidinae, Hypermecaspis, Inkouia, Jujuyaspis, Leiobienvillia, Leptobenthos, Leptoplastides, Leptoplastinae, Neolenus, Oleninae, Olenus, Parabolina, Parabolinella, Parabolinina, Parabolinites, Paraplicatolina, Peltocare, Peltura, Pelturinae, Plicatolininae, Prohedinella, Protopeltura, Rhodonaspis, Saltaspis, Sphaerophthalmella, Sphaerophthalmus, Westergaardites, Westergardia, Wujiajiania

Subtaxa: Aciculolenus peculiaris

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Type: Aciculolenus peculiaris

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore