Superfamily Eumastacoidea Burr 1899 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera

Parent taxon: Acridomorpha according to H. J. Song et al. 2015

See also Eades et al. 2012, Gorochov 2012, Heads 2008 and Kevan and Wighton 1981

Sister taxa: Acridoidea, Locustopsoidea, Pneumoroidea, Proscopioidea, Pyrgomorphoidea, Tanaoceroidea, Trigonopterygoidea

Subtaxa: Episactidae Eruciidae Eumastacidae Promastacidae

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (15: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of China (1)

• Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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