Orthomylacris gurleyi Scudder 1895

Insecta - Blattodea - Mylacridae

Alternative combination: Mylacris gurleyi

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1895. Revision of the American fossil cockroaches with descriptions of new forms. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 124:1-176

Belongs to Orthomylacris according to A. Handlirsch 1922

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1920, Melander 1903 and Scudder 1895

Sister taxa: Orthomylacris alutacea, Orthomylacris analis, Orthomylacris berryi, Orthomylacris contorta, Orthomylacris cordiformis, Orthomylacris delicatula, Orthomylacris franklini, Orthomylacris hastata, Orthomylacris heeri, Orthomylacris mansfieldi, Orthomylacris mathieui, Orthomylacris northi, Orthomylacris pauperata, Orthomylacris pennsylvaniae, Orthomylacris pittstoniana, Orthomylacris pluteus, Orthomylacris recta, Orthomylacris rigida, Phthinomylacris medialis, Phthinomylacris pauper

Type specimen: Coll Gurley, a tegmen (fragment). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (FMNH Gurley collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek (FMNH Gurley collection)

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