Hemiarges paulianus Clarke 1894 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Alternative combination: Lichas (Arges) wesenbergensis paulianus

Synonyms: Hemiarges aeolus Sinclair 1944, Hemiarges bartoni Raymond 1925

Belongs to Hemiarges according to D. M. Rudkin et al. 1994

See also Bradley 1930 and Raymond 1925

Sister taxa: Hemiarges angustifrons, Hemiarges antelucanus, Hemiarges avalanchensis, Hemiarges balanus, Hemiarges diadayma, Hemiarges extremus, Hemiarges inghami, Hemiarges insolitus, Hemiarges leviculus, Hemiarges maccullochi, Hemiarges memorans, Hemiarges rohri, Hemiarges troedssoni, Hemiarges turneri, Hemiarges warburgae, Hemiarges wesenbergensis, Hemiarges zhaobishanensis

Type specimens:

  • Hemiarges paulianus: USNM 42436a [lectotype selected by Rudkin et al 1994], a pygidium
  • Hemiarges aeolus: GSC 13276, a cephalon/head (cranidium).
  • Hemiarges bartoni: MCZ 1755, a cephalon/head (cranidium).

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (5: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (2: Iowa/Wisconsin, Missouri)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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