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Brontogryllus Martins-Neto 1991 (true crickets)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 276271

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: Gryllospeculinae according to A. V. Gorochov 1995

Sister taxa: Araripegryllus, Cratogryllus, Gryllospeculum, Mongolospeculum, Nanaripegryllus

Subtaxa: Brontogryllus excelsus

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Type: Brontogryllus excelsus

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore