†subfamily Xenopterinae Riek 1955 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Xenopteridae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1955. Fossil insects from the Triassic beds at Mt. Crosby, Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 3(4):654-691

Parent taxon: Xenopteridae according to A. V. Gorochov 2005

See also Gorochov 1989, Gorochov 1995 and Wappler 2001

Sister taxa: Axenopterinae, Ferganopterinae

Subtaxa: Lutheria Proxenopterum Triassomanteodes Xenoferganella Xenopterum

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Type: Xenopterum

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), Kyrgyzstan (2), South Africa (2)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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