Archoblattina beecheri Sellards 1903

Insecta - Blattodea - Archoblattinidae

Alternative combination: Megablattina beecheri

Full reference: E. H. Sellards. 1903. Some new structural characters of Paleozoic cockroaches. American Journal of Science, Series 4 15:307-315

Belongs to Archoblattina according to J. Schneider 1983

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1920, Handlirsch 1922, Sellards 1903 and Sellards 1904

Sister taxa: Archoblattina boulei, Archoblattina clarkii, Archoblattina fontaniensis, Archoblattina helvetica, Archoblattina marcellini, Archoblattina maxima, Archoblattina scudderi, Eumorphoblatta boulei, Platyblattina ampla

Type specimen: YPM 221077, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek (YPM collection)

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