A new genus of Chifengiinae (Orthoptera: Ensifera: Prophalangopsidae) from the Middle Jurassic (Jiulongshan Formation) of Inner Mongolia, China

Qi-Bin LIN, Di-Ying HUANG & André NEL

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 7 (4) - Pages 205-209

Published on 30 June 2008

The Middle Jurassic Ashangopsis daohugouensis , gen. et sp. n., of the prophalangopsid subfamily Chifengiinae is described based on two well-preserved specimens collected from the fossil locality near Daohugou at Ningcheng County, Inner Mongolia, Northeast China. The new genus is characterized by the particular shape of its pronotum, its hind leg, and stridulatory veins that only concern the cubital area but not the anal area, unlike in other Chifengiinae.


Orthoptera, Prophalangopsidae gen. et sp. n., Middle Jurassic, China

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