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Licnocephala Ross, Jr. 1951 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 21234

Full reference: R. J. Ross, Jr. 1951. Stratigraphy of the Garden City Formation in northeastern Utah, and its trilobite faunas. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 6:1-161

Parent taxon: Bathyuridae according to P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain 2003

Sister taxa: Acidiphorus, Bathyurellinae, Bathyurellus, Bathyurina, Bathyurinae, Bathyurus, Benthamaspis, Bolbocephalus, Catochia, Ceratopeltis, Eleutherocentrus, Ermanella, Grinnellaspis, Jeffersonia, Madaraspis, Peltabellia, Petigurus, Pseudoolenoides, Punka, Rananasus, Randaynia, Raymondites, Strigigenalis, Uromystrum

Subtaxa: Licnocephala bicornuta, Licnocephala cavigladius, Licnocephala ovata, Licnocephala sanddoelaensis, Licnocephala sminue

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Type: Licnocephala bicornuta

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder