Pronemobius tertiarius Scudder 1878 (field cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllidae

Alternative combination: Nemobius tertiarius

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1878. The Fossil Insects of the Green River Shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(4):747-776

Belongs to Pronemobius according to A. V. Gorochov 2012

See also Handlirsch 1907, Scudder 1878, Scudder 1890 and Zeuner 1939

Sister taxon: Pronemobius ornatipes

Type specimen: 18, a set of appendages (hind femur & hind tibia). Its type locality is Petrified fish cut (Scudder collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (14: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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