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Abanaxipha longispina Vickery and Poinar 1994 (true crickets)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218571

Full reference: V. R. Vickery and G. O. Poinar. 1994. Crickets (Grylloptera: Grylloidea) in Dominican amber. The Canadian Entomologist 126:13-22

Belongs to Abanaxipha according to A. V. Gorochov 2010

Sister taxon: Abanaxipha incongrua

Type specimen: LEM 10950, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Lyman Museum collection), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): body length 9.68, tegmen length 5.60