Pycnophlebia minor Handlirsch 1906 (hump-winged cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Pycnophlebia according to F. E. Zeuner 1939

See also Carpenter 1932 and Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Pycnophlebia deichmuelleri, Pycnophlebia obesa, Pycnophlebia robusta, Pycnophlebia speciosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Solnhofen (BSPGM Munich coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of Germany (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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