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Burmelcana Peñalver and Grimaldi 2010 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Protostomia

PaleoDB taxon number: 216362

Full reference: E. Peñalver and D. A. Grimaldi. 2010. Latest occurrences of the Mesozoic family Elcanidae (Insecta: Orthoptera), in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar and Spain. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 46:88-99

Parent taxon: Elcaninae according to Y. Fang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Cratoelcana, Eubaisselcana, Minelcana, Panorpidium, Probaisselcana

Subtaxa: Burmelcana longirostris

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Type: Burmelcana longirostris

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore