Apianurus Whittington 1956 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Full reference: H. B. Whittington. 1956. Silicified Middle Ordovician trilobites: the Odontopleuridae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 114(6):155-288

Parent taxon: Apianurinae according to A. W. Owen and D. A. T. Harper 1982

See also Bruton 1965, Bruton 1966, Jell and Adrain 2003, Owen 1981, Owen and Bruton 1980, Owens and Fortey 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Boedaspis, Calipernurus

Subtaxa: Apianurus abietinus Apianurus asklundi Apianurus barbatus Apianurus clevei Apianurus furcata Apianurus glaber Apianurus kuckersianus Apianurus narrawayi Apianurus parabarbatus Apianurus thorslundi Apianurus vikarbyensis

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Type: Apianurus barbatus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (12: Northwest Territories collections), Estonia (2), Norway (11), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (7), United States (7: Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Whiterockian of United States (6: New York, Vermont)

Total: 46 collections including 52 occurrences

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