Panorpidium beyrichi Giebel 1856 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Alternative combination: Elcana beyrichi

Full reference: C. G. Giebel. 1856. Die Insecten und Spinnen der Vorwelt mit steter Ber├╝cksichtigung der lebenden Insekten und Spinnen. Die Fauna der Vorwelt 2:1-511

Belongs to Panorpidium according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

See also Giebel 1856, Handlirsch 1906, Jarzembowski 1996 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: 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, Calotermes troglodytes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Swanage/Purbeck (DORCM/BMNH) [C. Willcox Collection], which is in a Berriasian fluvial-lacustrine limestone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Swanage/Purbeck (DORCM/BMNH) [C. Willcox Collection]

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