Locustopsis nana Handlirsch 1939 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Belongs to Locustopsis according to F. E. Zeuner 1942

See also Handlirsch 1939

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 latipennis, Locustopsis maculosa, Locustopsis mecklenburgica, Locustopsis picta, Locustopsis posterior, Locustopsis procera, Locustopsis pulchella, Locustopsis reducta, Locustopsis rhytofemoralis, Locustopsis shurabica, Locustopsis sippeli, Locustopsis spectabilis, Locustopsis uvarovi, Gomphocerites heeriana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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