Locustopsis lacera Zessin 1983 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Full reference: W. Zessin. 1983. Revision der mesozoischen Familie Locustopsidae unter Ber├╝cksichtigung neuer Funde (Orthopteroida, Caelifera). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 30:173-237

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

Sister taxa: Locustopsis africanus, Locustopsis anatolica, Locustopsis apicalis, Locustopsis bernstorffi, Locustopsis bucklandi, Locustopsis cockerelli, Locustopsis constricta, Locustopsis cubitalis, Locustopsis dubia, Locustopsis elegans, Locustopsis elongata, Locustopsis ferghanensis, Locustopsis germari, Locustopsis gracilis, Locustopsis gyra, Locustopsis karatavica, 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: LD 1525/1(2), a tegmen. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Zessin collection), which is in a Toarcian marine claystone in Germany.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Zessin collection)

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