Katoptychia holynensis Frýda and Bandel 1997 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae

Full reference: J. Frýda and K. Bandel. 1997. New Early Devonian gastropods from the Plectonotus (Boucotonotus) - Palaeozygopleura community in the Prague Basin (Bohemia). Mitteilungen Geologie-Paläontologie Institut der Universitat Hamburg 80:1-57

Belongs to Katoptychia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Frýda 1999 and Frýda and Bandel 1997

Sister taxa: Katoptychia alba, Katoptychia enantiomorpha, Katoptychia fugitiva, Katoptychia hallii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Holyně Section in small quarry NE of Holyně and W of the Prastav Quarr, which is in an Eifelian carbonate limestone in the Daleje-Trebotov Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Holyně Section in small quarry NE of Holyně and W of the Prastav Quarr

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