Sysciophlebia benedicta Scudder 1895 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae

Alternative combination: Etoblattina benedicta

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 Sysciophlebia according to A. Handlirsch 1922

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1920, Scudder 1895, Sellards 1904 and Sellards 1908

Sister taxa: Sysciophlebia acutipennis, Sysciophlebia adumbrata, Sysciophlebia affinis, Sysciophlebia alligans, Sysciophlebia angusta, Sysciophlebia arcuata, Sysciophlebia balteata, Sysciophlebia euglyptica, Sysciophlebia grata, Sysciophlebia hercynica, Sysciophlebia hybrida, Sysciophlebia ilfeldensis, Sysciophlebia intermedia, Sysciophlebia invisa, Sysciophlebia kovacsae, Sysciophlebia nana, Sysciophlebia obtusa, Sysciophlebia oligoneura, Sysciophlebia patiens, Sysciophlebia picta, Sysciophlebia praepilata, Sysciophlebia recidiva, Sysciophlebia rotundata, Sysciophlebia rubida, Sysciophlebia schucherti, Sysciophlebia scudderi, Sysciophlebia stulta, Sysciophlebia subtilis, Sysciophlebia variegata, Sysciophlebia whitei

Type specimen: Coll Huston 166, a tegmen (fragment). Its type locality is Willis Creek near Steubenville, which is in a Stephanian terrestrial shale in the Conemaugh Formation of Ohio.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Willis Creek near Steubenville

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