Panorpidium maculosum Zhou et al. 2022 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae

Full reference: Q. Zhou, C. P. Xu, E. A. Jarzembowski and C. T. Xiao. 2022. A new species of Elcanidae (Insecta: Orthoptera) from mid-Cretaceous Kachin amber. Cretaceous Research 136(105226)

Belongs to Panorpidium according to Q. Zhou et al. 2022

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

Type specimen: YU-OR-100001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber, Kachin amber (Yangtze University collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber, Kachin amber (Yangtze University collection)

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