Locustopsis Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Synonyms: Brodiana Zeuner 1942, Gomphocerites Heer 1852

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: Locustopsinae according to J. J. Gu et al. 2016

See also Ansorge 1991, Ansorge 1996, Bode 1953, Eades et al. 2012, Gorochov et al. 2006, Handlirsch 1906, Martins-Neto 1990, Martynov 1937, Sharov 1968, Whalley 1985, Zessin 1983, Zessin 1983, Zessin 1988 and Zeuner 1942

Sister taxa: Mesolocustopsis, Zessinia, Zeunerella

Subtaxa: Gomphocerites heeriana Locustopsis africanus Locustopsis anatolica Locustopsis apicalis Locustopsis bernstorffi Locustopsis bucklandi Locustopsis cockerelli Locustopsis constricta Locustopsis cubitalis Locustopsis dubia Locustopsis elegans Locustopsis elongata Locustopsis ferghanensis Locustopsis germari Locustopsis gracilis Locustopsis gyra Locustopsis karatavica Locustopsis lacera Locustopsis lacoei Locustopsis latipennis Locustopsis maculosa Locustopsis mecklenburgica Locustopsis nana Locustopsis picta Locustopsis posterior Locustopsis procera Locustopsis pulchella Locustopsis reducta Locustopsis rhytofemoralis Locustopsis shurabica Locustopsis sippeli Locustopsis spectabilis Locustopsis uvarovi

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of China (1), Germany (14), Kazakhstan (2), Kyrgyzstan (3), the Russian Federation (2), Tajikistan (2), the United Kingdom (5)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 32 collections including 62 occurrences

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