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Menatacridium Piton 1936 (short-horned grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 193826

Full reference: L. Piton. 1936. Les Orthoptères Tertiaires d'Auvergne. Miscellanea Entomologica 37:77-78

Parent taxon: Polyneoptera according to T. Schubnel et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Archaeorthoptera, Blattopteroidea, Dermapterida, Dictyoptera, Eukinolabia, Gallophasmatidae, Haplocercata, Holopandictyoptera, Ideliopsis, Kitshuga, Mantoblattidae, Mystroptera, Notoptera, Orthacanthacris incertus, Orthopterida, Orthopteroidea, Paoliida, Parablattogryllus, Plecoptera, Plecopterida, Polyorthoptera, Polyplecoptera, Protorthoptera, Spectra, Suksunus, Xenonomia

Subtaxa: Menatacridium eocenicum

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore