Sysciophlebia praepilata Meunier 1921 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae

Alternative combinations: Etoblattina praepilata, Phyloblatta praepilata

Synonym: Sysciophlebia expansa Bolton 1925

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1921. Nouvelles recherches sur les insectes du terrain houiller de Commentry (Allier) (Troisème partie) Orthoptères Blattidae. Annales de Paléontologie 10:59-168

Belongs to Sysciophlebia according to J. Schneider 1983

See also Bolton 1925, Handlirsch 1937, Meunier 1921, Schneider 1982 and Schneider 1983

Sister taxa: Sysciophlebia acutipennis, Sysciophlebia adumbrata, Sysciophlebia affinis, Sysciophlebia alligans, Sysciophlebia angusta, Sysciophlebia arcuata, Sysciophlebia balteata, Sysciophlebia benedicta, 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 recidiva, Sysciophlebia rotundata, Sysciophlebia rubida, Sysciophlebia schucherti, Sysciophlebia scudderi, Sysciophlebia stulta, Sysciophlebia subtilis, Sysciophlebia variegata, Sysciophlebia whitei

Type specimens:

  • Sysciophlebia praepilata: MNHN F-R.51102, a tegmen
  • Sysciophlebia expansa: BMNH I.7288, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (BMNH coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic mudstone in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Commentry (MNHN later coll) (Carboniferous of France)

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