Amphilichas minganensis Billings 1865 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Alternative combination: Lichas minganensis

Belongs to Amphilichas according to F.C. Shaw 1968

Sister taxa: Amphilichas antiquarius, Amphilichas aspratilis, Amphilichas atavus, Amphilichas conradi, Amphilichas cucullus, Amphilichas dalecarlicus, Amphilichas declivis, Amphilichas effnensis, Amphilichas holmi, Amphilichas laevis, Amphilichas latifrons, Amphilichas lineatus, Amphilichas parvulus, Amphilichas periformis, Amphilichas planus, Amphilichas shergoldi, Amphilichas subdisjunctus, Amphilichas subpunctatus, Amphilichas wahlenbergi, Kerakephalichas rhinoceros

Type specimen: GSC 1332a (lectotype), a cephalon/head (cranidium)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (2: Nevada collections)

• Chazy of United States (17: New York)

• Whiterockian of Canada (5: Quebec), United States (11: New York, Vermont)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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