Locustopsis posterior Gorochov et al. 2006 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

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 Locustopsis according to A. V. Gorochov et al. 2006

Sister taxa: 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 procera, Locustopsis pulchella, Locustopsis reducta, Locustopsis rhytofemoralis, Locustopsis shurabica, Locustopsis sippeli, Locustopsis spectabilis, Locustopsis uvarovi, Gomphocerites heeriana

Type specimen: Sedgwick Museum 36, a tegmen. Its type locality is Ridgeway (Fisher collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Ridgeway (Fisher collection)

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