Piniblattella limai Pinto and Purper 1986 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Ectobiidae

Alternative combination: Mesoblattina limai

Full reference: I. D. Pinto and I. Purper. 1986. A new Blattoid from the Cretaceous of Brasil. Pesquisas 18:5-10

Belongs to Piniblattella according to S. W. Lee 2016

See also Pinto and Purper 1986 and Vrsansky 2004

Sister taxa: Piniblattella magna, Piniblattella minuta, Piniblattella sharingolensis, Piniblattella vitimica, Piniblattella yixianensis

Type specimen: MP-I-6400, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Fazenda Sta. Rita, Araripe Basin, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large limestone in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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