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Raphogla rubra Béthoux et al. 2002 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Raphoglidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 212645

holotype specimen Ld LAP 415
holotype specimen Ld LAP 415

Full reference: O. Béthoux, A. Nel, J. Lapeyrie, G. Gand, and J. Galtier. 2002. Raphogla rubra gen. n. sp. n. the oldest representative of the clade of modern Ensifera (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidea, Gryllidea). European Journal of Entomology 99:111-116

Belongs to Raphogla according to O. Béthoux et al. 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Coll Lapeyrie Ld LAP 415ab, a forewing. Its type locality is F21D, Le Moural D, Lodève Basin, which is in an Artinskian pond siltstone in the Salagou Formation of France.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 36.9 x 12.5