Protogryllus (Protogryllus) grandis Zeuner 1937 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Alternative combination: Protogryllus grandis

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

Belongs to Protogryllus (Protogryllus) according to R. PĂ©rez-de la Fuente et al. 2012

See also Zeuner 1937 and Zeuner 1939

Sister taxa: Protogryllus (Protogryllus) acutipennis, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) dobbertinensis, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) femina, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) germanicus, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) lakshmi, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) minor, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) parallelus, Protogryllus (Protogryllus) sedgwicki

Type specimen: NHML I 10530, a forewing (female forewing). 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 herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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