Hemiarges G├╝rich 1901 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Synonym: Choneilobarges Phleger 1936

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

See also Jell and Adrain 2003, Owen 1981, Sepkoski 2002 and Thomas and Holloway 1988

Sister taxa: Acanthopyge, Akantharges, Borealarges, Ceratarges, Craspedarges, Hoplolichas, Hoplolichoides, Mephiarges, Radiolichas, Richterarges, Terranovia, Trochurus, Uripes

Subtaxa: Hemiarges angustifrons Hemiarges antelucanus Hemiarges avalanchensis Hemiarges balanus Hemiarges diadayma Hemiarges extremus Hemiarges inghami Hemiarges insolitus Hemiarges leviculus Hemiarges maccullochi Hemiarges memorans Hemiarges paulianus Hemiarges rohri Hemiarges troedssoni Hemiarges turneri Hemiarges warburgae Hemiarges wesenbergensis Hemiarges zhaobishanensis

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Type: Lichas (Arges) wesenbergensis

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Quebec collections), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Illinois)

• Ordovician of Canada (27: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec), Latvia (2), the United Kingdom (9), United States (4: Iowa/Wisconsin, Missouri, Nevada, New York)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (2)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: New York)

Total: 60 collections including 71 occurrences

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