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Catochia Fortey 1979 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175703

Full reference: R. A. Fortey. 1979. Early Ordovician trilobites from the Catoche Formation (St. George Group), western Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 321:61-114

Parent taxon: Bathyurinae according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

Sister taxa: Bathyurine, Bolbocephalus, Cullisonia, Gelasinocephalus, Jeffersonia, Peltabellia, Petigurus, Psalikilopsis, Ranasasus, Speyeris

Subtaxa: Catochia glabra, Catochia hinlopensis, Catochia ornata

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Type: Catochia ornata

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder