Pterotriamescaptor americanus Gorochov 2012 (mole cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllotalpidae

Full reference: A. V. Gorochov. 2012. Taxonomic names, in Eocene Orthoptera from Green River Formation of Wyoming (USA). Russian Entomological Journal 21:357-370

Belongs to Pterotriamescaptor according to A. V. Gorochov 2012

Sister taxa: Pterotriamescaptor primus, Pterotriamescaptor tridactylinus

Type specimen: USNM Kohls 51944, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Denson site, locality 41619, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Denson site, locality 41619

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