Meselcana madygenica Sharov 1968 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Permelcanidae

Full reference: A. G. Sharov. 1968. Filogeniya ortopteroidnykh nasekomykh. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 118:1-216

Belongs to Meselcana according to A. V. Gorochov 2005

See also Sharov 1968 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Meselcana permelcanoides, Meselcana udmurtica, Meselcana vologodica

Type specimen: PIN 2069/2409, a forewing. Its type locality is Madygen, PIN collection 2069, Dzhailoucho area, which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Madygen Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Kyrgyzstan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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