Gomphocerus Thunberg 1815 (short-horned grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

Synonym: Aeropus Gistel 1848

Full reference: C. P. Thunberg. 1815. Hemipterorum maxillosorum genera illustrata plusimisque novis speciebus ditata ac descripta. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Pétersbourg 5:211-301

Parent taxon: Gomphocerini according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

See also Scudder 1890, Thunberg 1815 and Zeuner 1942

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Gomphocerus sibiricus

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Starunia (Quaternary of Ukraine)

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