†family Lichakephalidae Tripp 1957 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichakephalidae

Synonym: Eoacidaspididae Poletaeva 1957

Parent taxon: Lichida according to H. B. Whittington et al. 1997

See also Thomas and Holloway 1988

Sister taxa: Damesellidae, Hopolichoides, Lichidae, Odontopleuridae, Odontopleuroidea, Paraleolichas, Tsunylichas

Subtaxa: Acidaspidella Acidaspides Acidaspidina Belovia Bestjubella Brutonia Eoacidaspis Lichakephalina Lichakephalus Metaacidaspis Paraacidaspis

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of France (2 collections), Morocco (1)

• Cambrian of China (17), France (1), Kazakhstan (16), the Russian Federation (18)

Total: 55 collections including 56 occurrences

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