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Xenopterum Riek 1955 (grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Xenopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 180296

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1955. Fossil insects from the Triassic beds at Mt. Crosby, Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 3(4):654-691

Parent taxon: Xenopterinae according to A. V. Gorochov 2005

Sister taxa: Lutheria, Proxenopterum, Triassomanteodes, Xenoferganella

Subtaxa: Xenopterum crosbyi

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore