Panorpidium liasina Giebel 1856 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Alternative combinations: Elcana liasina, Rapha liasina

Synonyms: Elcana angustior Handlirsch 1939, Elcana brodiei Handlirsch 1906

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 Cockerell 1915, Giebel 1856, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1939 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Panorpidium beyrichi, Panorpidium bimaculatum, Panorpidium deichmuelleri, Panorpidium geinitzi, Panorpidium lata, Panorpidium lithophila, Panorpidium longicornis, Panorpidium longirostre, Panorpidium maculosum, 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 spica, Panorpidium tessellatum, Panorpidium westwoodi, Panorpidium yixianensis, Elcana (Clathrotermes), Elcana lithophila, Elcana plagiata, Calotermes troglodytes

Type specimens:

  • Panorpidium liasina: Its type locality is Strensham, Worcestershire, which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom
  • Elcana angustior: Its type locality is Gloucester (BMNH coll), which is in a Rhaetian/Hettangian marine limestone in the United Kingdom.
  • Elcana brodiei: Its type locality is English Upper Lias (Brodie Coll), which is in a Toarcian marine siliciclastic in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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