Metaleiolichas Kobayashi and Hamada 1987 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Full reference: T. Kobayashi and T. Hamada. 1987. The third addition to the Silurian trilobite fauan of Yokokura-Yama, Shikoku, Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, N.S. 147:109-113

Parent taxon: Lichidae according to T. Kobayashi and T. Hamada 1987

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asawikwanabe, Basseiarges, Belenopyge, Echinolichinae, Eifliarges, Homolichinae, Huginarges, Jasperia, Lichinae, Neolichas, Ohleum, Paraleiolichas, Platopolichas, Rhenarges, Rontrippia, Tairongia, Tetralichinae, Trochurinae

Subtaxa: Metaleiolichas tuberculatus

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Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at new trilobite collection, Gomi Quarry (Silurian of Japan)

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