Panorpidium yixianensis Fang et al. 2015 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: Y. Fang, B. Wang, H. C. Zhang, H. Wang, E. A. Jarzembowski, D. R. Zheng, Q. Zhang, S. Li, and Q. Liu. 2015. New Cretaceous Elcanidae from China and Myanmar (Insecta, Orthoptera). Cretaceous Research 52:323-328

Belongs to Panorpidium according to Y. Fang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: 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, Elcana (Clathrotermes), Elcana lithophila, Elcana plagiata, Calotermes troglodytes

Type specimen: NIGP 159068, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection)

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