Mesoblattina elongata Giebel 1856 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae

Alternative combination: Blatta elongata

Full reference: C. G. Giebel. 1856. Die Insecten und Spinnen der Vorwelt mit steter Ber├╝cksichtigung der lebenden Insekten und Spinnen. Die Fauna der Vorwelt 2:1-511

Belongs to Mesoblattina according to S. H. Scudder 1886

See also Giebel 1856 and Heer 1864

Sister taxa: Mesoblattina anceps, Mesoblattina angustata, Mesoblattina colominasi, Mesoblattina cretacea, Mesoblattina damianii, Mesoblattina deichmulleri, Mesoblattina eatoni, Mesoblattina elongatum, Mesoblattina exigua, Mesoblattina fiuzai, Mesoblattina higginsii, Mesoblattina kirkbyi, Mesoblattina kollari, Mesoblattina maclachlani, Mesoblattina martinsnetoi, Mesoblattina minima, Mesoblattina mongolica, Mesoblattina multivenosa, Mesoblattina murchisoni, Mesoblattina paucivenose, Mesoblattina protypa, Mesoblattina ramificata, Mesoblattina recta, Mesoblattina simplicis, Mesoblattina sinica, Mesoblattina stricklandi, Mesoblattina swintoni, Mesoblattina symyrus, Mesoblattina wanbeiensis, Mesoblattina westwoodi, Mesoblattina wuweiensis, Mesoblattina xiangnanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection)

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