Locustopsis germari Münster 1842 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Alternative combinations: Phaneroptera germari, Phaneropterites germari

Full reference: G. Münster. 1842. Taxonomic names, in Beschreibung einiger neuen fossilen Insecten I. in den lithographischen Schiefern von Bayern und II. im Schieferthon des Steinkohlen-Gebirges von Wettin. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 5:79-94

Belongs to Locustopsis according to W. Zessin 1983

See also Deichmüller 1886, Handlirsch 1906, Münster 1842, Weyenbergh 1869 and Zeuner 1942

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 gracilis, Locustopsis gyra, Locustopsis karatavica, Locustopsis lacera, 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: Its type locality is Solnhofen (BSPGM Munich coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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