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Araneagryllus Heads 2010 (spider cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270009

Full reference: S. W. Heads. 2010. The first fossil spider cricket (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Phalangopsinae): 20 million years of troglobiomorphosis or exaptation in the dark?. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158:56-65

Parent taxon: Amphiacustina according to S. W. Heads 2010

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Araneagryllus dylani

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Type: Araneagryllus dylani

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore