†family Mylacridae Scudder 1868 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mylacridae

Alternative spelling: Mylacrididae

Synonyms: Idiomylacridae Handlirsch 1906, Neorthroblattinidae Handlirsch 1906

Parent taxon: Blattodea according to E. A. Jarzembowski and J. W. Schneider 2007

See also Cockerell 1927, Durden 1969, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1911, Handlirsch 1922, Laurentiaux-Vieira and Laurentiaux 1980, Martens et al. 2005, Pruvost 1919, Schneider 1983, Scudder 1879, Scudder 1885, Scudder 1886, Scudder 1893, Scudder 1895, Sellards 1904, Tillyard 1916, Tillyard 1923 and Zeuner 1955

Sister taxa: Archimylacridae, Blattoidea agilis, Blattoidea confusa, Blattoidea dictyoneura, Blattoidea excellens, Blattoidea propria, Blattoidea separata, Blattoidea singularis, Blattoidea venusta, Diechoblattinidae, Mesoblattinidae, Parallelophoridae, Poroblattinidae, Spiloblattinidae, Subioblattidae, Sinogrammitidae, Sinogramma, Hsuopterites, Sinoblatta, Gerablattina richmondiana, Mancusoblattidae, Blattoidea melanderi, Gerablattina perita, Argentinoblattidae, Blattoidea sellardsiana, Blattoidea minuta, Delpuenteblattidae, Blattoidea perbrevis, Blattelidae, Blattoidea bella, Pseudomylacridae, Megalocerca, Etoblattina exigua, Blattoidea, Blattoidea lobata, Proteremidae, Blattoidea acuminata, Blattoidea relicta, Blattoidea minima, Blattoidea delicula, Neomylacridae, Spiloblattidae, Ptiloteuthis, Stantonia

Subtaxa: Amblymylacris Aphelomylacris Austromylacrites Blattina bretonensis Cathayiblatta Cyphomylacris Dictyomylacrinae Dictyomylacris Drybrookia Goniomylacris Hemimylacrinae Moravamylacris Mylacridae carbonina Mylacridium Mylacrinae Mylacris Neorthroblattina Opsiomylacris Orthomylacrinae Orthomylacris Paromylacris Paromylacris ampla Platymylacris Ptilomylacris Rhodesiomylacris Simplicius Sooblatta Sphenomylacris

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), China (1)

• Permian of China (1), the Czech Republic (5), Germany (8), United States (1: Colorado), Zimbabwe (1)

• Westphalian of United States (4: Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia)

• Carboniferous of Canada (3: Nova Scotia), France (19), Germany (5), Morocco (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (30: Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)

Total: 103 collections including 190 occurrences

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