Locustopsis latipennis 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 F. E. Zeuner 1942

See also Martynov 1937

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 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 976/9, a hindwing (hindwing without base). Its type locality is Shurab II, Ditch 63, 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

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