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Blaberidae (giant cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Blaberidae

Taxonomy
Blaberidae was named by Brunner Von Wattenwyl (1865). It is extant.

It was assigned to Blattariae by Brunner Von Wattenwyl (1865) and Wappler (2003); and to Blaberoidea by Evangelista et al. (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Blaberidae Brunner Von Wattenwyl
1940Gyna obesa Piton p. 131 fig. 11
2003Blaberidae Wappler
2008Hongoblatta Ozdikmen p. 745
2017Blaberidae Evangelista et al. p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodeaBrunner von Wattenwyl 1882
superfamilyBlaberoideaBrunner von Wattenwyl 1865
familyBlaberidaeBrunner Von Wattenwyl 1865
familyBlaberidaeBrunner Von Wattenwyl 1865

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Turonian to the top of the Holocene or 93.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 89.8 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Israel Paratropes fossilis (103446)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0China (Hong Kong) Diploptera sp. (173070)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France (Auvergne) Gyna obesa (113685)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Canada (British Columbia) Diplopterinae indet. (31677)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Diploptera gemini (181561) Diploptera savba, Diploptera vladimir (181560) Diploptera vladimir (181558 181559)
MP 1348.6 - 40.4Germany (Eifel) Blaberidae indet. (135643)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Leucophaea sp., Eolampra longicauda, Epilampra sp. (155693)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Stegoblatta irmgardgroehni (110735)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Brazil (Minas Gerais) Fonsecablatta patricioi (138890)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany Blaberites rhenana (122010)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Blatta ruficeps (129861)