Locustopsis cubitalis Zeuner 1942 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Alternative combination: Brodiana cubitalis

Full reference: F. E. Zeuner. 1942. The Locustopsidae and the phylogeny of the Acridodea (Orthoptera). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London. Series B, Taxonomy 11:1-18

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Zeuner 1942

Sister taxa: Locustopsis africanus, Locustopsis anatolica, Locustopsis apicalis, Locustopsis bernstorffi, Locustopsis bucklandi, Locustopsis cockerelli, Locustopsis constricta, 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, Gomphocerites heeriana

Type specimen: NHM I 10672, an elytra. Its type locality is Strensham, Worcestershire, which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Strensham, Worcestershire

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