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Elcanopsis Tillyard 1918 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 233225

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1918. A fossil insect wing from the roof of the coal-seam in the Sydney harbour colliery. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 43:260-264

Parent taxon: Ensifera according to A. V. Gorochov 1995

Sister taxa: Acridiites, Acridiites liasinus, Araripemyrmecophilops, Elcanidea, Falsirameus, Gryllacridoidea, Gryllidea, Kulmbachiellon fragile, Liadolocusta auscultans, Liassogrylloides, Locusta prisca, Locustopsites gigantea, Oedischiidea, Phasmomimoidea, Raphoglidae, Tettavidae, Tettigoniidea, Thnetus, Triassomanteidae, Vitimiidae, Yuxiania

Subtaxa: Elcanopsis sydneyensis

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Type: Elcanopsis sydneiensis

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore