†family Ponopterixidae Nel et al. 2014 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Ponopterixidae

Full reference: A. Nel, J. Prokop, and A. G. Kirejtshuk. 2014. The beetle-like Palaeozoic and Mesozoic roachoids of the so-called “umenocoleoid” lineage (Dictyoptera: Ponopterixidae fam. nov.). Comptes Rendus Palevol 13(7):545-554

Parent taxon: Cratovitismioidea according to A. Nel et al. 2014

See also Lee 2016

Sister taxon: Cratovitismidae

Subtaxa: Blattapterix Elytropterix Jantaropterix Permoponopterix Petropterix Ponopterix

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Type: Ponopterix

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5 collections), China (2), Mongolia (8), the Russian Federation (3), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Permian of France (2)

Total: 21 collections including 23 occurrences

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