Lichas menieri Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Full reference: B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen. 2004. Early Silurian trilobites of Anticosti Island, Qu├ębec, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 22

Belongs to Lichas according to B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen 2004

Sister taxa: Lichas (Ceratarges), Lichas (Ceratolichas), Lichas (Conolichas), Lichas (Craspedarges), Lichas (Echinolichas), Lichas (Eifliarges), Lichas (Gaspelichas), Lichas (Hoplolichas), Lichas (Leiolichas), Lichas (Metopolichas), Lichas (Oncholichas), Lichas (Plusiarges), Lichas (Uralichas), Lichas affinis, Lichas curvifrons, Lichas ferrisi, Lichas laciniatus, Lichas laticeps, Lichas palifer, Lichas platyrhinus, Lichas rotundifrons

Type specimen: GSC 122173, a cephalon/head (cranidium). Its type locality is AN22, which is in a Rhuddanian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Becscie Formation of Canada.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Quebec collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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