Cratoelcana zessini Martins-Neto 1991 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: R. G. Martins-Neto. 1991. Sistemática dos Ensifera (Insecta, Orthopteroida) da formação Santana, Cretáceo Inferior do Nordeste do Brasil. Acta Geologica Leopoldensia 14(32):5-160

Belongs to Cratoelcana according to R. G. Martins-Neto 1991

Sister taxon: Cratoelcana damianii

Type specimen: GP/1T 1619, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (GP/1T collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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