Isotelus gigas Dekay 1824 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Asaphida - Asaphidae

Belongs to Isotelus according to Dekay 1824

See also Jell and Adrain 2002

Sister taxa: Isotelus aktchokensis, Isotelus bradleyi, Isotelus copenhagenensis, Isotelus frognoensis, Isotelus giganteus, Isotelus harrisi, Isotelus iowensis, Isotelus kimmswickensis, Isotelus maximus, Isotelus megistos, Isotelus parvirugosus, Isotelus platyrhachis, Isotelus skapaneidos, Isotelus spurius, Isotelus susae, Isotelus violaensis, Isotelus walcotti

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (26: Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec collections), United States (79: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa/Wisconsin, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania)

• Chazy of Canada (1: Quebec)

Total: 106 collections each including a single occurrence

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