Elcana plagiata Heer 1865 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Alternative combination: Termes plagiatus

Full reference: O. Heer. 1865. Die Urwelt der Schweiz 1-622

Belongs to Elcana according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Panorpidium beyrichi, Panorpidium bimaculatum, Panorpidium deichmuelleri, Panorpidium geinitzi, Panorpidium lata, Panorpidium liasina, Panorpidium lithophila, Panorpidium longicornis, Panorpidium magna, Panorpidium media, Panorpidium mesostena, Panorpidium minima, Panorpidium minuta, Panorpidium oppenheimi, Panorpidium parvum, Panorpidium phyllophora, Panorpidium plagiatus, Panorpidium proximum, Panorpidium reticulata, Panorpidium sibirica, Panorpidium tessellatum, Panorpidium westwoodi, Panorpidium yixianensis, Elcana (Clathrotermes), Elcana lithophila, Calotermes troglodytes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau, which is in an Angulata offshore claystone in the Insektenmergel Formation of Switzerland

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Elcana plagiata in the database

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