|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae
It was reranked as Platylichas by Warburg (1925), Warburg (1939), Owen and Bruton (1980), Owen (1981), Owen and Harper (1982), Thomas and Holloway (1988), Sepkoski (2002), Jell and Adrain (2003) and Pollitt et al. (2005).
It was assigned to Lichas by Gürich (1901); to Lichadidae by Warburg (1925); to Homolichinae by Owen and Bruton (1980), Owen (1981), Owen and Harper (1982) and Thomas and Holloway (1988); to Lichida by Sepkoski (2002); to Lichidae by Warburg (1939) and Jell and Adrain (2003); and to Platylichini by Pollitt et al. (2005).
|Year||Name and author|
|1901||Lichas (Platylichas) Gürich|
|1939||Platylichas Warburg p. 104|
|1980||Platylichas Owen and Bruton|
|1982||Platylichas Owen and Harper|
|1988||Platylichas Thomas and Holloway p. 205|
|2002||Platylichas Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2003||Platylichas Jell and Adrain p. 426|
|2005||Platylichas Pollitt et al. p. 237|
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