Mylacris ampla Scudder 1895 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mylacridae

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 Mylacris according to A. Handlirsch 1920

See also Handlirsch 1906 and Scudder 1895

Sister taxa: Mylacris abrupta, Mylacris alutacea, Mylacris analis, Mylacris angusta, Mylacris anthracophila, Mylacris antiqua, Mylacris burri, Mylacris diplodiscus, Mylacris dubia, Mylacris lapsa, Mylacris lucifuga, Mylacris maior, Mylacris morienensis, Mylacris ovalis, Mylacris paradoxa, Mylacris pennsylvanica, Mylacris pulchra, Mylacris rugulosa, Mylacris sellardsi, Mylacris similis, Mylacris truncata, Mylacris truncatula, Mylacris virginiana, Actinomylacris similis, Lithomylacris gallica, Lithomylacris ataxica, Promylacris ovalis, Chalepomylacris pulchra

Type specimen: Coll Lacoe 2021 ab, an exoskeleton (2 tegmen and parts of crushed abdomen). Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection

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