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Suborder Ensifera Chopard 1920 (grasshopper)

Hexapoda - Insecta

Holotype

Invalid subtaxa: Acridites liasinus Heer 1865 [nomen dubium], Blattidium nogans Westwood 1854 [nomen dubium], Blattidium nogaus Westwood 1854 [nomen dubium], Gryllacris propinqua Deichmüller 1886 [nomen dubium], Kulmbachiellon fragile Kuhn 1938 [nomen dubium], Liadolocusta auscultans Handlirsch 1906 [nomen dubium], Locusta prisca Germar 1839 [nomen dubium], Locustopsites gigantea Theobald 1937 [nomen dubium], Pseudogryllacris propinqua Deichmüller 1886 [nomen dubium]

Parent taxon: Orthoptera according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Aboilodea, Anelcanidae, Blattacea, Caelifera, Capnobotes, Clathrotitanidae, Crinoedischia, Eospilopteronidae, Eremobiinae, Locustidae, Locustoidea, Loxoedischia, Parelcanidae, Phasgonuridae, Pinegia, Prophilaenites, Proscopiodea, Sinopalaeocossus, Thnetodes, Tillyardiella, Titanoptera, Tridactylidae, Yinpingia

Subtaxa: Elcanidea, Gryllavoidea, Gryllidea, Oedischiidae, Oedischiidea, Phasmomimoidea, Raphoglidae, Stenopelmatoidea, Tettigoniidea, Tettigonioidea, Vitimiidae

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore