|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae
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).
|Year||Name and author|
|1885||Lichas (Metopias) Schmidt|
|1901||Lichas (Metopolichas) Gürich|
|1913||Metapolichas Savage p. 159|
|1988||Metopolichas Thomas and Holloway p. 205|
|2002||Metopolichas Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2003||Metopolichas Jell and Adrain p. 406|
|2005||Metopolichas Pollitt et al. p. 238|
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