†family Elcanidae Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

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: Elcanoidea according to A. V. Gorochov et al. 2006

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Gorochov 1989, Gorochov 1995, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1922, Martins-Neto 1991, Sharov 1968, Whalley 1985 and Zeuner 1941

Sister taxon: Permelcanidae

Subtaxa: Archelcaninae Elcaninae Hispanelcana Longioculus

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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), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 82 collections including 212 occurrences

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