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Lichas (Metopolichas)

Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae

Taxonomy
Lichas (Metopolichas) was named by Gürich (1901) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Llde-l Sepkoski's reference number: 378]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Metopolichas by Thomas and Holloway (1988), Sepkoski (2002), Jell and Adrain (2003) and Pollitt et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Lichas by Gürich (1901); to Trilobita by Savage (1913); to Homolichinae by Thomas and Holloway (1988); to Lichida by Sepkoski (2002); to Lichidae by Jell and Adrain (2003); and to Dicranopeltini by Pollitt et al. (2005).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Metopias Eichwald
1885Lichas (Metopias) Schmidt
1901Lichas (Metopolichas) Gürich
1913Metapolichas Savage p. 159
1937Macroterolichas Phleger
1988Metopolichas Thomas and Holloway p. 205
2002Metopolichas Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Metopolichas Jell and Adrain p. 406
2005Metopolichas Pollitt et al. p. 238

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyLichidaeHawle and Corda 1847
subfamilyLichinaeHawle and Corda 1847
tribeLichini
genusLichasDalman 1827
subgenusMetopolichas

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available