Panorpidium proximum Gorochov et al. 2006 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: A. V. Gorochov, E. A. Jarzembowski, and R. A. Coram. 2006. Grasshoppers and crickets (Insecta: Orthoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England. Cretaceous Research 27:641-662

Belongs to Panorpidium according to A. V. Gorochov et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Panorpidium beyrichi, Panorpidium bimaculatum, Panorpidium deichmuelleri, Panorpidium geinitzi, Panorpidium lata, Panorpidium liasina, Panorpidium lithophila, Panorpidium longicornis, Panorpidium magna, Panorpidium media, Panorpidium mesostena, Panorpidium minima, Panorpidium minuta, Panorpidium oppenheimi, Panorpidium parvum, Panorpidium phyllophora, Panorpidium plagiatus, Panorpidium reticulata, Panorpidium sibirica, Panorpidium tessellatum, Panorpidium westwoodi, Panorpidium yixianensis, Elcana (Clathrotermes), Elcana lithophila, Elcana plagiata, Calotermes troglodytes

Type specimen: MNEMG 2003.33, a tegmen. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection)

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