Protogryllus (Protogryllus) sedgwicki Brodie 1845 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Alternative combinations: Achaetites sedgwicki, Acheta sedgwicki, Protogryllus sedgwicki

Full reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130

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

See also Brodie 1845, Handlirsch 1906 and Zeuner 1939

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck, which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck

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