Aristov D.S., Gorochov A.V.

The genus Alekhosara Aristov, 2008 from the Upper Permian of Russia is a possible most ancient representative of the suborder Caelifera (Orthoptera)

Number: 456, Pages: 22 - 24

The monotypic genus Alekhosara Aristov, 2008 from the locality Novo-Alexandrovka (Russia, Orenburg Region; Upper Permian, Severodvinian Stage) is briefly redescribed and transferred from the family Liomopteridae (order Reculida) to the family Locustavidae (order Orthoptera). Thus, this genus is possibly a most ancient representative of the orthopteran suborder Caelifera, previously known since the Early Mesozoic only.

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