Oedischia williamsoni Brongniart 1885 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Oedischiidae

Full reference: C. Brongniart. 1885. Les insectes fossiles des terrains primaires. Coup d'oeil rapide sur la fauna entomologique des terrains paléozoïques. Bulletin de la Société des Amis des Sciences Naturelles de Rouen 21(3):50-68

Belongs to Oedischia according to A. Handlirsch 1922

See also Brongniart 1885, Brongniart 1894, Handlirsch 1906 and Lameere 1917

Sister taxa: Oedischia filholi, Oedischia fischeri

Type specimen: MNHN.F.R51027, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll)

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