Xenopterum Riek 1955 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Xenopteridae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1955. Fossil insects from the Triassic beds at Mt. Crosby, Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 3(4):654-691

Parent taxon: Xenopterinae according to A. V. Gorochov 2005

See also Carpenter 1992, Gorochov 1989, Gorochov 1995, Riek 1955, Sharov 1968 and Wappler 2001

Sister taxa: Lutheria, Proxenopterum, Triassomanteodes, Xenoferganella

Subtaxa: Xenopterum crosbyi

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Mount Crosby Insect Bed (UQ collection) (Triassic of Australia)

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