Locustopsis lacoei Cockerell 1915 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Cockerell 1915 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 ferghanensis, Locustopsis germari, Locustopsis gracilis, Locustopsis gyra, Locustopsis karatavica, Locustopsis lacera, 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: USNM 61390, a tegmen. Its type locality is Binton, which is in a Hettangian marine limestone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Binton

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