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Menatacridium eocenicum Piton 1936 (short-horned grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 193827

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

Belongs to Menatacridium according to T. Schubnel et al. 2020

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Coll Piton 51, a wing. Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Selandian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): abdomen length 8.00, femur length 5.00, wing 12.0 x 2.2