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Promastax Handlirsch 1910 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Promastacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204656

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

Parent taxon: Promastacidae according to D. K. M. Kevan and D. C. Wighton 1981

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Promastax archaicus

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Type: Promastax archaicus

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore