Mesoblattina protypa Geinitz 1880 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae

Alternative combination: Blattina (Mesoblattina) protypa

Full reference: F. E. Geinitz. 1880. Der Jura von Dobbertin in Mecklenburg und seine Versteinerungen. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 32:510-535

Belongs to Mesoblattina according to P. Vršanský and J. Ansorge 2007

See also Geinitz 1880, Geinitz 1884, Geinitz 1888, Handlirsch 1906, Lin 1986 and Scudder 1886

Sister taxa: Mesoblattina anceps, Mesoblattina angustata, Mesoblattina colominasi, Mesoblattina cretacea, Mesoblattina damianii, Mesoblattina deichmulleri, Mesoblattina eatoni, Mesoblattina elongata, Mesoblattina elongatum, Mesoblattina exigua, Mesoblattina fiuzai, Mesoblattina higginsii, Mesoblattina kirkbyi, Mesoblattina kollari, Mesoblattina maclachlani, Mesoblattina martinsnetoi, Mesoblattina minima, Mesoblattina mongolica, Mesoblattina multivenosa, Mesoblattina murchisoni, Mesoblattina paucivenose, Mesoblattina ramificata, Mesoblattina recta, Mesoblattina simplicis, Mesoblattina sinica, Mesoblattina stricklandi, Mesoblattina swintoni, Mesoblattina symyrus, Mesoblattina wanbeiensis, Mesoblattina westwoodi, Mesoblattina wuweiensis, Mesoblattina xiangnanensis

Type specimen: FGWG 117/1, a forewing. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Germany (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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