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Catochia glabra

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Taxonomy
Catochia glabra was named by Fortey (1979) [Paratypes: cranidia, GSC 56834, 56889; librigena, GSC 56835.]. Its type specimen is GSC 56833, a cephalon/head (cranidium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Catoche Formation type section, which is in a Cassinian open shallow subtidal limestone/dolomite in the Catoche Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Catochia glabra Fortey p. 84 figs. Pl. 28, fig. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumArtiopoda(Hou and Bergstrom)
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderProetidaFortey and Owens 1975
familyBathyuridaeWalcott 1886
subfamilyBathyurinaeWalcott 1886
genusCatochia
speciesglabra

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.

Catochia glabra Fortey 1979
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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: Whittington et al. 1997, Fortey and Owens 1999, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Tulean to the top of the Blackhillsian or 480.80000 to 470.00000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cassinian482.3 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) Catochia glabra (195758)
Cassinian482.3 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Catochia glabra (type locality: 103540)
Tulean - Blackhillsian480.8 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland) Catochia glabra (196380)
Tulean - Blackhillsian480.8 - 470.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Catochia glabra (195776)