Arctinurus Castelnau 1843 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Alternative spelling: Lichas (Arctinurus)

Invalid subtaxa: Lichas (Pterolichas) Gürich 1901 [objective synonym], Platynotus Conrad 1839 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Platylichini according to J. R. Pollitt et al. 2005

See also Gürich 1901, Hall 1852, Jell and Adrain 2002, Reed 1902, Sepkoski 2002 and Thomas and Holloway 1988

Sister taxa: Allolichas, Autoloxolichas, Platylichas

Subtaxa: Arctinurus anticostiensis Arctinurus aranaceus Arctinurus boltoni Arctinurus shallopensis

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Type: Paradoxides boltoni

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Silurian of Canada (27: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Québec collections), Norway (1), Sweden (4), United States (39: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of United States (1: Ohio)

Total: 72 collections including 73 occurrences

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