Ceraurus pleurexanthemus Green 1832 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Alternative combination: Ceraurus pleuxanthemus

Belongs to Ceraurus according to C. E. Brett et al. 1999

See also Ludvigsen 1979 and Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Ceraurus (Pseudosphaerexochus), Ceraurus angustus, Ceraurus blussoni, Ceraurus gabrielsi, Ceraurus globulobatus, Ceraurus granulosus, Ceraurus hirsuitus, Ceraurus hudsoni, Ceraurus infrequens, Ceraurus intermedia, Ceraurus latifrons, Ceraurus mackenziensis, Ceraurus maewestoides, Ceraurus matranseris, Ceraurus milleranus, Ceraurus ruidus, Ceraurus serratus, Ceraurus tenuicornis, Ceraurus tuberosus, Ceraurus whittingtoni, Bufoceraurus bispinosus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (12: Ontario collections), United States (40: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Tennessee)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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