Subfamily Diplopterinae Saussure 1864 (giant cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Blaberidae

Alternative spelling: Diplopteridae

Parent taxon: Blaberidae according to D. A. Evangelista et al. 2017

See also Archibald and Mathewes 2000, Li and Wang 2015, Lin 1997 and Vrsansky et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Blaberites, Epilamprinae, Eustegasta, Gyna obesa, Gyninae, Hongoblatta, Panchlorinae, Pycnoscelinae

Subtaxa: Diploptera Stegoblatta

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Type: Diploptera

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), the Russian Federation (1), United States (4: Colorado)

• Paleocene of China (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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