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Superfamily Acridoidea Latreille 1802 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 224440

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Acridomorpha according to H. J. Song et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Eumastacoidea, Locustopsoidea, Pneumoroidea, Proscopioidea, Pyrgomorphoidea, Tanaoceroidea, Trigonopterygoidea

Subtaxa: Acrididae, Pamphagidae

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore