Blattidium molossus Westwood 1854 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae

Alternative combinations: Elisama molossus, Nethania molossus

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:378-396

Belongs to Blattidium according to A. Handlirsch 1906

See also Giebel 1856, Heer 1864, Scudder 1886 and Westwood 1854

Sister taxa: Blattidium fragile, Blattidium symyrus

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


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

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