Locustopsis shurabica Sharov 1968 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

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

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Sharov 1968

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

Type specimen: PIN 2389/134, a forewing (forewing without small part at base & apex). Its type locality is Sai-Sagul, 15 km SE of Shurab (PIN collection 2389), which is in a Pliensbachian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Sagul Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Sai-Sagul, 15 km SE of Shurab (PIN collection 2389)

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