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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Dictyoptera Latreille
1956Architermes Haupt p. 28
1956Architermes simplex Haupt p. 29 figs. 25-26
1982Blattuloidea Vishnyakova
1992Architermes Carpenter p. 142
2005Blattuloidea Vršanský p. 115
2008Blattuloidea Vršanský p. 132
2010Dictyoptera Béthoux et al. p. 746
2011Dictyoptera Béthoux et al. p. 627
2012Dictyoptera Eades
2014Dictyoptera Misof et al.
2019Dictyoptera Wipfler et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Westphalian A to the top of the Holocene or 318.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 315.2 Ma

Collections (829 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carboniferous358.9 - 298.9Russian Federation Archimylacridae indet. (117186)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2USA (Illinois) Mylacris anthracophila (122575)
Bashkirian - Moscovian323.2 - 307.0Argentina (Chubut) Archangelskyblatta vishniakovae, Anthracoblattina archangelskyi (162148)
Bashkirian - Gzhelian323.2 - 298.9USA (Oklahoma) Metachorus striolatus (125738)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Manoblatta schmidtii (131053)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom (Wales) Blattodea indet. (151394)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom Archimylacris sp., Gerablattina sulcata, Archimylacris obovata (141947)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Germany Manoblatta oberstebrinki (157047)
Westphalian A - Westphalian B318.1 - 314.6Belgium Miroblatta costalis (157029)
Atokan318.1 - 311.45USA (Pennsylvania) Blattodea indet., Atimoblatta reducta (140161)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95United Kingdom (England) Phyloblatta sp. (127541 127542)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (Pennsylvania) Asemoblatta pennsylvanica (125665) Atimoblatta curvipennis, Atimoblatta reniformis (125737) Mylacris pennsylvanicum, Mylacris mansfieldii, Mylacris priscovolans, Mylacris carbonum, Mylacris ovale, Mylacridae pseudocarbonum (117474) Paromylacris pluteus (125698) Plagioblatta campbelli (125548)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Phyloblatta wittekindiana (125699)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95Germany (Saarbrücken) Friedrichsthalia blatteri (124243)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95Germany Blattoidea lobata (146166)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (Rhode Island) Etoblattina exilis (112706) Etoblattina sp. (112703) Etoblattina sp., Mylacris packardii, Etoblattina illustris, Etoblattina clarkii, Gerablattina scapularis, Aphelomylacris modesta (112700) Mylacris packardii (112702)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (West Virginia) Exochomylacris virginiana (125763) Polyetoblatta calopteryx (125247)
Westphalian - Stephanian318.1 - 298.9Switzerland (Valais) Blattina helvetica, Progonoblattina heeri (122619)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Maryland) Archimylacris delicata, Orthomylacris berryi (124497) Brachymylacris martini (124513) Cyphomylacris atrata (124516) Loxoblatta bassleri (124498) Mylacris lapsa (124514) Olethroblatta lineolata (124496) Orthomylacris recta (124515)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Arkansas) Blattina venusta (122587)