Illaenus Dalman 1827 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Illaenidae

Synonym: Actinolobus Eichwald 1860

Parent taxon: Illaenidae according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

See also Bruton and Owen 1988, Fortey and Droser 1999, Jell and Adrain 2002, Neuman 1964, Owen and Bruton 1980, Raymond 1916, Sepkoski 2002, Warburg 1925 and Zhou et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Amphoriops, Bumastoides, Bumastus, Caudillaenus, Cryptonymus, Dysplanus, Eastonillaenus, Ectillaenus, Harpillaenus, Hyboaspis, Illaeninae, Illaenurus, Nanillaenus, Octillaenus, Panderinae, Parillaenus, Platillaenus, Ptilillaenus, Stenopareia, Thaleops, Ulugtella, Zbirovia, Zdicella

Subtaxa: Actinolobus americanus Actinolobus atavus Deucalion Illaenus (Parillaenus) Illaenus aduncus Illaenus alveatus Illaenus angelini Illaenus auriculatus Illaenus bayfieldi Illaenus bucculentus Illaenus cekovioides Illaenus consimilis Illaenus consobrinus Illaenus crassicauda Illaenus dalecarlicus Illaenus fieldi Illaenus fraternus Illaenus gelasinus Illaenus gigas Illaenus kueichouensis Illaenus lacertus Illaenus lautus Illaenus marginalis Illaenus oscitatus Illaenus protuberans Illaenus renhuaniensis Illaenus sinensis Illaenus spiculatus Illaenus tianrongi Illaenus tingi Illaenus tumidifrons Illaenus usitatus Illaenus utahensis Illaenus viator Illaenus wimani

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), China (1), United States (4: Indiana)

• Dobrotivian of France (1), Portugal (2)

• Uhaku of Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (1)

• Chazyan of Canada (4: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of Canada (38: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Norway (1), United States (31: Nevada, Oklahoma)

• Volkhov of the Russian Federation (6)

• Hunderum of Sweden (3)

• Valaste of Sweden (3)

• Arenigian of China (1)

• Dawan of China (4)

• Arenig of Argentina (4), Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (15)

• Canadian of China (4)

• Ordovician of Argentina (8), Australia (2), Belarus (1), Belgium (1), Canada (25: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunvait, Quebec, Yukon), China (57), Estonia (10), Iran (5), Ireland (6), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (6), Lithuania (4), the Netherlands (1), Norway (21), the Russian Federation (8), Spain (1), Sweden (71), the United Kingdom (24), United States (57: California, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa/Wisconsin, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Tremadoc of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (7)

• Ibexian of United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 449 collections including 516 occurrences

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