Eoerianthus eocaenicus Gorochov 2012 (monkey grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Eumastacidae

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 Eoerianthus according to A. V. Gorochov 2012

Sister taxon: Eoerianthus multispinosa

Type specimen: USNM Kohls 86916/86927, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Forked Gulch, Old Mountains, locality 40189, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (10: Colorado collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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