Mirhipipteryx antillarum Heads 2010 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Ripipterygidae

Full reference: S. W. Heads. 2010. New Tridactyloidea in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Orthoptera: Caelifera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 46:204-210

Belongs to Mirhipipteryx according to S. W. Heads 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH DR-15-193, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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