†family Protogryllidae Zeuner 1937 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Alternative spelling: Protogryllinae

Full reference: F. E. Zeuner. 1937. Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Fossil Saltatoria (Orthoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London (series B) 6(8):154-159

Parent taxon: Grylloidea according to R. PĂ©rez-de la Fuente et al. 2012

See also Ansorge 1996, Gorochov 1992, Gorochov 1995, Zeuner 1937 and Zeuner 1939

Sister taxa: Araripegryllus romualdoi, Baissogryllidae, Gryllidae

Subtaxa: Aenigmagryllus Falsispeculinae Karataogryllinae Protogryllinae

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Type: Protogryllus

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (10), India (1), Kazakhstan (3), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mongolia (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 29 collections including 55 occurrences

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