Richterarges Phleger 1936 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

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

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Thomas and Holloway 1988

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

Subtaxa: Richterarges aquilonius Richterarges bigener Richterarges echinatus Richterarges ethnikos Richterarges facetus Richterarges gibbus Richterarges ormistoni Richterarges ptyonurus Richterarges rolfei

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Type: Lichas (Dicranogmus) ptyonurus

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Nunavut collections), the Czech Republic (1), Greenland (1), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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