†family Pseudelcanidae Gorochov 1987 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Pseudelcanidae

Full reference: A. V. Gorochov. 1987. Novye iskopaemye prjamokrylyx semejstv Bintoniellidae, Mesoedischiidae fam. n. and Pseudelcanidae fam. n. (Orthoptera, Ensifera) iz permskix i triasovyx otlozzenij SSSR [New fossil Orthopterans of the families Bintoniellidae, Mesoedischiidae fam. n. and Pseudelcanidae fam. n. (Orthoptera, Ensifera) from Perm and Triassic Deposits of the USSR]. Vestnik Zoologii (1)18-23

Parent taxon: Permoraphidioidea according to A. V. Gorochov 1995

See also Gorochov 1987

Sister taxa: Permoraphidiidae, Thueringoedischiidae

Subtaxa: Pseudelcana

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Type: Pseudelcana

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Chekarda, Sylva River (PIN collection 1700) (Permian of Russian Federation)

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