Locustopsis ferghanensis Martynov 1937 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1937. Liassic insects from Shurab and Kisyl-Kiya, Part I, Various orders except Blattodea and Coleoptera. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 7:1-178

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Martynov 1937 and Zeuner 1942

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 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 shurabica, Locustopsis sippeli, Locustopsis spectabilis, Locustopsis uvarovi, Gomphocerites heeriana

Type specimen: PIN 53/2, a tegmen (Apical portion & extreme base not preserved). Its type locality is Shurab II, Ditch 63(8) (PIN collection 53, which is in a Pliensbachian terrestrial horizon in the Sulyukta Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Shurab II, Ditch 63(8) (PIN collection 53

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