Family Blaberidae Brunner Von Wattenwyl 1865 (giant cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Blaberidae

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

See also Vrsansky and Anisyutkin 2008 and Wappler 2003

Sister taxon: Ectobiidae

Subtaxa: Blaberites Diplopterinae Epilamprinae Eustegasta Gyna obesa Gyninae Hongoblatta Panchlorinae Pycnoscelinae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Brazil (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Germany (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (4: Colorado)

• Paleocene of China (1), France (1)

• Cretaceous of Israel (1)

Total: 14 collections including 17 occurrences

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