Parapleurites sibiricus 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 Parapleurites according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Sharov 1968

Sister taxa: Parapleurites gracilis, Parapleurites morrisonensis

Type specimen: PIN 1487/85, a forewing (forewing without anal region & small part at the base). Its type locality is Iya Locality (PIN collection 1487), which is in a Toarcian lacustrine - small horizon in the Cheremkhovskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Iya Locality (PIN collection 1487)

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