Family Ripipterygidae Ander 1939 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Ripipterygidae

Parent taxon: Tridactyloidea according to H. J. Song et al. 2015

See also Heads 2010

Sister taxa: Cylindrachetidae, Tridactylidae

Subtaxa: Mirhipipteryx

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll) (Miocene to Miocene of Dominican Republic)

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