Subfamily Oedipodinae Walker 1871 (band-winged grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

Alternative spelling: Oedipodidae

Parent taxon: Acrididae according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

See also Zeuner 1942, Zhang 1989 and Zhang et al. 1994

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aestilocusta Bryodemini Chimarocephala Gryllacris kittli Mioedipoda Nymphacrida Oedemastopoda Oedipoda nigrofasciolata Oedipodini Pardalophora Trimerotropini

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of China (3), Croatia (4), Spain (5), United States (1: Nevada)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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