Adeloblatta columbiana Scudder 1895

Insecta - Notoptera - Adeloblattidae

Alternative combination: Progonoblattina columbiana

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 Adeloblatta according to A. Handlirsch 1922

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1920, Schneider 1983 and Scudder 1895

Sister taxa: Adeloblatta gorhami, Adeloblatta sellardsi

Type specimen: Coll Gurley, an exoskeleton. 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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