Abanaxipha longispina Vickery and Poinar 1994 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Trigonidiidae

Full reference: V. R. Vickery and G. O. Poinar. 1994. Crickets (Grylloptera: Grylloidea) in Dominican amber. The Canadian Entomologist 126:13-22

Belongs to Abanaxipha according to L. Desutter-Grandcolas et al. 2021

See also Gorochov 2010 and Vickery and Poinar 1994

Sister taxon: Abanaxipha incongrua

Type specimen: LEM 10950, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Lyman Museum collection), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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