†superfamily Elcanoidea Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Parent taxon: Elcanidea according to A. V. Gorochov 2013

See also Gorochov 1995, Gorochov 2005, Gorochov et al. 2006 and Martins-Neto 1991

Sister taxon: Permoraphidioidea

Subtaxa: Elcanidae Permelcanidae

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (7 collections), China (3), Mongolia (3), Myanmar (3), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (12)

• Jurassic of China (2), Germany (26), Kazakhstan (4), Kyrgyzstan (1), the Russian Federation (6), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Germany (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (6), United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 91 collections including 223 occurrences

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