Gomphocerites heeriana Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

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 Gomphocerites according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Locustopsis africanus, Locustopsis anatolica, Locustopsis apicalis, Locustopsis bernstorffi, Locustopsis bucklandi, Locustopsis cockerelli, Locustopsis constricta, Locustopsis cubitalis, Locustopsis dubia, Locustopsis elegans, Locustopsis elongata, Locustopsis ferghanensis, Locustopsis germari, Locustopsis gracilis, Locustopsis gyra, Locustopsis karatavica, Locustopsis lacera, Locustopsis lacoei, Locustopsis latipennis, Locustopsis maculosa, Locustopsis mecklenburgica, Locustopsis nana, Locustopsis picta, Locustopsis posterior, Locustopsis procera, Locustopsis pulchella, Locustopsis reducta, Locustopsis rhytofemoralis, Locustopsis shurabica, Locustopsis sippeli, Locustopsis spectabilis, Locustopsis uvarovi

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 grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau

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