†superfamily Locustopsoidea Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera

Alternative spellings: Locustopseidea, Locustopsidea

Parent taxon: Acridomorpha according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

See also Gorochov 2005, Gorochov et al. 2006, Martins-Neto 2003, Sharov 1968 and Whalley 1985

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

Subtaxa: Bouretidae Locustavidae

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection)

• Triassic of Australia (3), China (1), Kyrgyzstan (4), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 10 collections including 18 occurrences

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