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Phyloblatta occidentalis

Insecta - Blattaria - Phyloblattidae

Taxonomy
Etoblattina occidentalis was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is USNM 38071, a tegmen, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Old fair ground, Lawrence, which is in a Kasimovian estuary/bay shale in the Lawrence Shale Formation of Kansas.

It was recombined as Phyloblatta occidentalis by Handlirsch (1906), Handlirsch (1906), Handlirsch (1920), Handlirsch (1922) and Schneider (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Etoblattina occidentalis Scudder p. 410 figs. Pl 32, fig 4
1895Etoblattina occidentalis Scudder p. 76
1906Phyloblatta occidentalis Handlirsch p. 205 figs. Pl XXI fig 16
1908Etoblattina occidentalis Sellards p. 512 figs. Pl LXX fis 1,2; Pl LXXVIII fig 3; Pl LXXIX fig 4
1920Phyloblatta occidentalis Handlirsch p. 442
1922Phyloblatta occidentalis Handlirsch p. 136
1983Phyloblatta occidentalis Schneider p. 120

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
orderBlattaria(Latreille 1810)
superfamilyBlattuloidea
familyPhyloblattidae
genusPhyloblatta
speciesoccidentalis()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available