Catazone cuneus Perner 1907 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae

Alternative combination: Murchisonia (Catazone) cuneus

Synonym: Murchisonia (Catazone) simulans Perner 1907

Full reference: J. Perner. 1907. Gastéropodes, Tome 2: Pleurotomaridae et Murchisonidae 1-380

Belongs to Catazone according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Perner 1907 and Perner 1911

Sister taxa: Catazone apate, Catazone argolis, Catazone boylei, Catazone changningensis, Catazone cingulata, Catazone compressa, Catazone demidoffi, Catazone egregium, Catazone eversolensis, Catazone latona, Catazone nevadana, Catazone podolica, Catazone robustula, Catazone styloidea

Type specimens:

  • Catazone cuneus: Perner 1907 Figure 165 (p. 109) in the Barrandeum, a shell. Its type locality is Lower Kopanina Beds, Karlštejn (= Karlstein), which is in a Gorstian carbonate limestone in the Kopanina Formation of the Czech Republic.
  • Murchisonia (Catazone) simulans:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of the Czech Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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