Locustopsis maculosa Bode 1953 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Full reference: A. Bode. 1953. Die Insektenfauna des Ostniedersachsischen Oberen Lias. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 103:1-375

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1988

See also Bode 1953 and Zessin 1983

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 mecklenburgica, Locustopsis nana, Locustopsis picta, Locustopsis posterior, Locustopsis procera, Locustopsis pulchella, Locustopsis reducta, Locustopsis rhytofemoralis, Locustopsis shurabica, Locustopsis sippeli, Locustopsis spectabilis, Locustopsis uvarovi, Gomphocerites heeriana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hattorf, Fallersleben (Elegans), which is in a Toarcian offshore mudstone in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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