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Protogryllus (Protogryllus) dobbertinensis

Insecta - Orthoptera - Protogryllidae

Taxonomy
Gryllus dobbertinensis was named by Geinitz (1880). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.

It was recombined as Protogryllus dobbertinensis by Handlirsch (1906), Zeuner (1939), Jarzembowski (1996), Ansorge (1996) and Ansorge (2003); it was recombined as Protogryllus (Protogryllus) dobbertinensis by Pérez-de la Fuente et al. (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Gryllus dobbertinensis Geinitz p. 523 figs. Pl 22, fig 6
1884Gryllus dobbertinensis Geinitz p. 572
1906Protogryllus dobbertinensis Handlirsch p. 424 figs. Pl XL fig 9
1939Protogryllus cantans Handlirsch p. 52 figs. Pl 3 fig 55
1939Protogryllus musicus Handlirsch p. 52 figs. Pl 4 fig 58
1939Protogryllus dobbertinensis Zeuner p. 193 figs. Pl 39, fig 1; pl 58, fig 2
1996Protogryllus dobbertinensis Ansorge p. 24 figs. 14; Pl 3 fig 4
1996Protogryllus dobbertinensis Jarzembowski p. 155
2003Protogryllus dobbertinensis Ansorge fig. 2D
2012Protogryllus (Protogryllus) dobbertinensis Pérez-de la Fuente et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderOrthopteridaBoudreaux 1979
orderOrthoptera
suborderEnsiferaChopard 1920
infraorderGryllidea
superfamilyGrylloidea
familyProtogryllidae()
subfamilyProtogryllinaeZeuner 1937
genusProtogryllus
subgenusProtogryllusHandlirsch 1906
speciesdobbertinensis()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinsubo
Ontogeny: moltingsubo
Grouping: gregarioussubo
Environment: terrestrialsubo
Locomotion: fast-movingsubo
Life habit: ground dwellingsubo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Vision: well-developedsubo
Reproduction: oviparoussubo
Dispersal: direct/internalsubo
Dispersal 2: mobilesubo
Created: 2011-07-02 09:58:43
Modified: 2011-07-01 18:58:43
Source: subo = suborder
Reference: Tillyard 1921

Age range: base of the Rhaetian to the top of the Early/Lower Toarcian or 208.50000 to 182.00000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Protogryllus dobbertinensis (113957)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany Gryllus dobbertinensis, Protogryllus cantans, Protogryllus musicus (type locality: 123987) Protogryllus dobbertinensis (123989)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) Protogryllus dobbertinensis (114993)
Toarcian182.7 - 174.1Germany Protogryllus musicus (114990)