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Termitidium ignotum Westwood 1854 (hump-winged cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Prophalangopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176089

Alternative combination: Hagla ignota

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:378-396

Belongs to Termitidium according to A. V. Gorochov et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHM I.11955, a tegmen (male tegmen). Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): tegmen 40.0 x 8.3