Catazone Perner 1907 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae

Alternative spelling: Murchisonia (Catazone)

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

Parent taxon: Hormotomidae according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Knight et al. 1960, Perner 1907 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Coelocaulus, Diplozone, Gyrodoma, Hormotoma, Hormotomina, Medfracaulus, Plethospira, Ptychocaulus

Subtaxa: Catazone apate Catazone argolis Catazone boylei Catazone changningensis Catazone cingulata Catazone compressa Catazone cuneus Catazone demidoffi Catazone egregium Catazone eversolensis Catazone latona Catazone nevadana Catazone podolica Catazone robustula Catazone styloidea

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Type: Murchisonia (Catazone) cuneus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Canada (6: Northwest Territories collections), United States (3: Nevada, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Nova Scotia), China (3), the Czech Republic (6), Estonia (1), the Russian Federation (6), Sweden (3), Ukraine (3)

Total: 32 collections including 42 occurrences

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