Protogryllus (Protogryllus) lakshmi Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Full reference: R. Pérez-de la Fuente, S. W. Heads, I. A. Hinojos-Díaz and M. S. Engel. 2012. The first record of Protogryllinae from the Jurassic of India (Orthoptera: Protogryllidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 85(1):53-58

Belongs to Protogryllus (Protogryllus) according to R. Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012

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

Type specimen: MCZ Tasch coll 3046, a forewing (female forewing). Its type locality is Kota Formation outcrop K-2, which is in a Toarcian terrestrial mudstone in the Kota Formation of India.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Kota Formation outcrop K-2

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