Blattinopsis americana Handlirsch 1906 (winged insect)

Insecta - Paoliida - Blattinopsidae

Alternative combination: Oryctoblattina americana

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Revision of American Paleozoic insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29(1441):661-820

Belongs to Blattinopsis according to T. Hörnschemeyer and H. Stapf 2001

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906 and Handlirsch 1922

Sister taxa: Blattinopsis (Blattinopsis), Blattinopsis anthracina, Blattinopsis antoniana, Blattinopsis arnhardti, Blattinopsis augustai, Blattinopsis campestris, Blattinopsis confusa, Blattinopsis ebersi, Blattinopsis fimbriata, Blattinopsis goldenbergi, Blattinopsis huysseni, Blattinopsis kukalovae, Blattinopsis laqueata, Blattinopsis latipennis, Blattinopsis latissima, Blattinopsis major, Blattinopsis martynovae, Blattinopsis oblonga, Blattinopsis ornata, Blattinopsis ovalis, Blattinopsis postuma, Blattinopsis postumus, Blattinopsis reticulata, Blattinopsis seberi, Blattinopsis tardefurcata, Blattinopsis taschenbergi

Type specimen: USNM 38647, a forewing. 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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