Panorpidium magna Handlirsch 1906 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Alternative combination: Elcana magna

Synonyms: Calotermes obtectus Heer 1864, Elcana bodei Handlirsch 1939, Elcana gravida Handlirsch 1939, Elcana obtecta Heer 1864

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

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

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1939, Heer 1864 and Zessin 1987

Sister taxa: Panorpidium beyrichi, Panorpidium bimaculatum, Panorpidium deichmuelleri, Panorpidium geinitzi, Panorpidium lata, Panorpidium liasina, Panorpidium lithophila, Panorpidium longicornis, Panorpidium longirostre, Panorpidium maculosum, 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:

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (4 collections), Switzerland (1)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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