Ceraurinus icarus Billings 1860 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Phacopida - Cheiruridae

Alternative combination: Cheirurus icarus

Synonyms: Ceraurinella elongatus Schuchert and Cooper 1930, Ceraurinus elongatus Schuchert and Cooper 1930

Belongs to Ceraurinus according to W. H. Twenhofel 1928

See also Lespérance 1968 and Lespérance and Weissenberger 1998

Sister taxa: Ceraurinus daedalus, Ceraurinus glabra, Ceraurinus marginatus, Ceraurinus platycanthus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (2: Québec collections)

• Ordovician of Canada (7: Nunavut, Quebec), the Russian Federation (10), United States (12: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio)

Total: 31 collections including 32 occurrences

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