Panorpidium Westwood 1854 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Synonyms: Asilicus Germar 1842, Baisselcana Sharov 1968, Calotermes Heer 1865, Clathrotermes Heer 1865, Elcana Giebel 1856 [objective synonym], Rapha Giebel 1856

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:378-396

Parent taxon: Elcaninae according to Y. Fang et al. 2015

See also Ansorge 1996, Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Deichm├╝ller 1886, Gorochov 1986, Gorochov 1995, Gorochov et al. 2006, Handlirsch 1906, Heer 1865, Heer 1880, Hong 1983, Jarzembowski 1996, Lin 1986, Sharov 1968 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Burmelcana, Cratoelcana, Eubaisselcana, Minelcana, Probaisselcana

Subtaxa: Calotermes troglodytes Elcana (Clathrotermes) Elcana lithophila Elcana plagiata 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

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (10)

• Jurassic of China (2), Germany (24), Kazakhstan (4), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 49 collections including 156 occurrences

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