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Promastax archaicus Handlirsch 1910 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Promastacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204659

Holotype

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1910. Canadian fossil Insects. 5. Insects from the Tertiary lake deposits of the southern interior of British Columbia, collected by Mr. Lawrence M. Lambe. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 2(3):93-129

Belongs to Promastax according to A. Handlirsch 1910

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Horsefly Mine, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine shale in Canada

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): tegmen length 36.0