Protogryllus Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Synonym: Achaetites Handlirsch 1906

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: Protogryllinae according to R. PĂ©rez-de la Fuente et al. 2012

See also Ansorge 1996, Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Gorochov 1995, Handlirsch 1906, Sharov 1968, Whalley 1985, Zeuner 1937 and Zeuner 1939

Sister taxon: Bacharogryllus

Subtaxa: Protogryllus (Archaegryllodes) Protogryllus (Protogryllus) Protogryllus fissus Protogryllus foliolum Protogryllus formosus Protogryllus hattorfensis Protogryllus implicatus Protogryllus irregularis Protogryllus laceratus Protogryllus liadis Protogryllus major Protogryllus multoramosus Protogryllus multovenosus Protogryllus praeacutus Protogryllus stenobasis Protogryllus symmetricus Protogryllus vicinus

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (10), India (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 20 collections including 43 occurrences

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