Gigatitan vulgaris Sharov 1968 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Mesotitanidae

Synonym: Ootitan curtis Sharov 1968

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

Belongs to Gigatitan according to A. G. Sharov 1968

See also BĂ©thoux 2007

Sister taxa: Gigatitan extensus, Gigatitan magnificus, Gigatitan ovatus, Gigatitan similis

Type specimens:

  • Gigatitan vulgaris: PIN 2240/4593, an exoskeleton (whole insect with wings exposed). Its type locality is Madygen, PIN collection 2240, Dzhailoucho area, which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Madygen Formation of Kyrgyzstan.
  • Ootitan curtis: PIN 2070/587, a forewing (forewing without parts of apex & at the anterior margin). Its type locality is Madygen, PIN collection 2070, Madygen (Northern area), which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Madygen Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Madygen, PIN collection 2240, Dzhailoucho area

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