Calotermes troglodytes Heer 1865 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: O. Heer. 1865. Die Urwelt der Schweiz 1-622

Belongs to Calotermes according to O. Heer 1865

See also Hagen 1858, Handlirsch 1906 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Panorpidium beyrichi, Panorpidium bimaculatum, Panorpidium deichmuelleri, Panorpidium geinitzi, Panorpidium lata, Panorpidium liasina, Panorpidium lithophila, Panorpidium longicornis, Panorpidium magna, Panorpidium media, Panorpidium mesostena, Panorpidium minima, Panorpidium minuta, Panorpidium oppenheimi, Panorpidium parvum, Panorpidium phyllophora, Panorpidium plagiatus, Panorpidium proximum, Panorpidium reticulata, Panorpidium sibirica, Panorpidium tessellatum, Panorpidium westwoodi, Panorpidium yixianensis, Elcana (Clathrotermes), Elcana lithophila, Elcana plagiata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau, which is in an Angulata offshore claystone in the Insektenmergel Formation of Switzerland

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau

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