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Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Catochia was named by Fortey (1979). Its type is Catochia ornata.

It was assigned to Bathyurinae by Fortey and Bruton (2013).


Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Catochia Fortey p. 80
2013Catochia Fortey and Bruton

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyBathyuridaeWalcott 1886
subfamilyBathyurinaeWalcott 1886

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Catochia Fortey 1979
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Catochia glabra Fortey 1979
Catochia hinlopensis Fortey and Bruton 2013
Catochia ornata Fortey 1979
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitec
Composition 2: chitinc
Ontogeny: molting, addition of partsc
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: deposit feedero
Vision: well-developedf
Created: 2009-12-19 02:31:34
Modified: 2009-12-19 04:31:34
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Fortey and Owens 1999, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: base of the Floian to the top of the Blackhillsian or 477.70000 to 470.00000 Ma

Collections (15 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Jeffersonian485.4 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) C. ornata (195756 195785)
Cassinian482.3 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) C. ornata (106238 106239 106241) C. ornata, C. glabra (103540)
Cassinian482.3 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) C. glabra (195758) C. ornata (195757 195784)
Tulean480.8 - 474.9Norway (Spitsbergen) C. hinlopensis (189837)
Tulean - Blackhillsian480.8 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) C. ornata (196381) C. ornata, C. glabra (195776)
Tulean - Blackhillsian480.8 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) C. ornata, C. glabra (196380)
Floian477.7 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) C. ornata (195748)
Blackhillsian474.9 - 470.0Norway (Spitsbergen) C. ornata, C. hinlopensis (189838)