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Leptobenthos Tortello and Esteban 2003 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Olenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87352

Full reference: M. F. Tortello and S. B. Esteban. 2003. Lower Ordovician stratigraphy and trilobite faunas from the southern Famatina Range, La Rioja, Argentina. Special Papers in Palaeontology 70:213-239

Parent taxon: Olenidae according to M. F. Tortello and S. B. Esteban 2003

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore