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Palaeoscapteriscops Martins-Neto 1991 (mole cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllotalpidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218579

Full reference: R. G. Martins-Neto. 1991. Sistemática dos Ensifera (Insecta, Orthopteroida) da formação Santana, Cretáceo Inferior do Nordeste do Brasil. Acta Geologica Leopoldensia 14(32):5-160

Parent taxon: Marchandiinae according to A. V. Gorochov 2010

Sister taxa: Archaeogryllotalpoides, Cratotetraspinus, Marchandia

Subtaxa: Palaeoscapteriscops cretacea

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Type: Palaeoscapteriscops cretacea

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore