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Parapleurites Brauer et al. 1889 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174924

Full reference: F. Brauer, J. Redtenbacher, and L. Ganglbauer. 1889. Fossile Insekten aus der Juraformation Ost-Sibiriens. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Pétersbourg, VII Série 36(15):1-22

Parent taxon: Locustopsidae according to D. M. Smith et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Araripelocustinae, Conocephalella, Cratolocustopsis, Cratozeunerella, Eolocustopsis, Liadolocusta, Locustopsinae, Locustrix, Phaneropterites, Plesioschwinzia, Pseudoacrida, Schwinzia

Subtaxa: Parapleurites gracilis, Parapleurites morrisonensis, Parapleurites sibiricus

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore