Family Tridactylidae Brulle 1835 (pygmy mole cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Tridactylidae

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

See also Azar and Nel 2008, Gorochov et al. 2006, Martins-Neto 2003, Sharov 1968 and Zeuner 1941

Sister taxa: Cylindrachetidae, Ripipterygidae

Subtaxa: Cratodactylus Dentridactylinae Mongoloxyinae Tridactylinae Tridactylus Xya

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Brazil (3), Mongolia (1), Myanmar (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 13 collections including 16 occurrences

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