Archelcana shurabica Sharov 1968 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Alternative combination: Elcana shurabica

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

Belongs to Archelcana according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

See also Sharov 1968 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Archelcana durnovaria, Archelcana ornata

Type specimen: PIN 2068/41, a forewing (missing base & apex). Its type locality is Shurab III (PIN collection 2068), which is in a Pliensbachian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Sagul Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Shurab III (PIN collection 2068)

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