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Anelcana Carpenter 1986 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Oedischiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195659

Synonym: Parelcana Carpenter 1966 [replaced name] (taxon 195652)

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1986. Substitute names for the extinct genera Cycloptera Martynova (Mecoptera) and Parelcana Carpenter (Orthoptera). Psyche 93:375-376

Parent taxon: Oedischiidae according to A. V. Gorochov 1995

Sister taxa: Afroedischia, Elcanoedischiinae, Iasvia, Kamaites, Mezenoedischiinae, Nobloedischia, Oedischiinae, Plesioidischia, Scalaeoptera, Tcholmanvissia dubia, Tcholmanvissiinae, Xeroptera

Subtaxa: Anelcana dilatata

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore