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Locusta exstincta Germar 1837 (katydid)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Tettigoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218522

Alternative combination: Decticus exstinctus

Full reference: E. F. Germar. 1837. Insectorum protogaeae specimen sistens insecta carbonum fossilium. Fauna Insectorum Europae 19

Belongs to Tettigoniidae according to F. E. Zeuner 1939

Sister taxa: Amblycorypha perdita, Anabrus, Brachypoda, Conocephalinae, Decticinae, Decticus, Decticus umbraceus, Gryllacris cineris, Lithymnetoides, Locusta silens, Locustites, Locustopsites, Meconematinae, Mecopodinae, Phaneroptera vetusta, Phaneropterinae, Prophasgonura, Protempusa, Pseudophyllinae, Pseudotettigoniinae, Rammeinae, Tettigoidinae, Tettigoniinae, Tympanophorinae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rott (Goldfuss Bonn collection), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany

Ecology: slow-moving arboreal folivore-herbivore