Panorpidium spica Kim et al. 2021 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: D. Y. Kim, M. Lee, G. S. Nam and T. Y. S. Park. 2021. The first orthopteran fossils from the Lower Cretaceous (Albian) Jinju Formation of Korea: ethological implications for elcanids. Cretaceous Research 125(104843)

Belongs to Panorpidium according to D. Y. Kim et al. 2021

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

Type specimen: GNUE212001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Jeongchon Mountain, Jeongchon City, Jinju, which is in an Albian lacustrine - large shale in the Jinju Formation of South Korea.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Jeongchon Mountain, Jeongchon City, Jinju

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