Periplaneta eocaenica Meunier 1921 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Blattoidae

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1921. Die Insektenreste aus dem Lutetien von Messel bei Darmstadt. Abhandlungen der Hessischen geologischen Landesanstalt zu Darmstadt 7:2-15

Belongs to Periplaneta according to F. Meunier 1921

Sister taxa: Periplaneta houlberti, Periplaneta hylecoeta, Periplaneta lacera, Periplaneta relicta, Periplaneta sphodra, Periplaneta succinica

Type specimen: 1021, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.


Distribution: found only at Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection)

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.