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Insecta - Blattodea

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Neoisoptera Engel et al.
2013Neoisoptera Engel et al. p. 331
2013Neoisoptera Krishna et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)

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 Early/Lower Cenomanian to the top of the Holocene or 99.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 93.5 Ma

Collections (60 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Myanmar Archeorhinotermes rossi (123020)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Oise) Mastotermitidae indet. (68174)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8India (Gujarat) Rhinotermitidae indet., Parastylotermes krishnai, Prostylotermes kamboja, Nanotermes isaacae, Zophotermes sp., Zophotermes ashoki (124463)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Termes sp. (155693)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Hemerobites antiquus, Termes obscurus (147349) Heterotermes eocenicus (124370) Leucotermes robustus, Leucotermes antiquus (140221) Reticulitermes antiquus (123493) Reticulitermes antiquus, Reticulitermes minimus (123771) Reticulitermes minimus (147652) Termes fossile (147350)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Reticulitermes sp. (21976) Termitidae sp.A (123960)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Termes antiquus (109625)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Eutermes fossarum, Eutermes meadii (106384)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (Colorado) Reticulitermes creedei (121977)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Termes siruguei (122489) Termitidae indet. (122487)
Chattian - Aquitanian28.1 - 20.44Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Termes holmgreni, Termes aethiops, Termes blandus, Termes concinnus, Termes contractulus, Termes adustus, Termes atomus (122010)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Turkey Termitidae indet. A (123307)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico (Chiapas) Coptotermes sucineus (124469 138881 138882) Coptotermes sucineus, Heterotermes primaevus (124623) Dolichorhinotermes apopnus (124928) Heterotermes primaevus (140313) Nasutitermes electrinus (106432 124470 140369) Nasutitermes sp. (123456)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (California) Parastylotermes frazieri (152010)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico Heterotermes sp., Coptotermes sp. (21977)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Constrictotermes electroconstrictus (123422) Coptotermes priscus, Coptotermes hirsutus, Coptotermes paleodominicanus, Anoplotermes bohio, Anoplotermes cacique, Anoplotermes carib, Anoplotermes maboya, Anoplotermes naboria, Anoplotermes nitaino, Anoplotermes quisqueya, Anoplotermes taino, Amitermes lucidus, Microcerotermes insulanus, Microcerotermes setosus, Termes primitivus, Atlantitermes antillea, Atlantitermes caribea, Atlantitermes magnoculus, Nasutitermes amplioculatus, Nasutitermes incisus, Nasutitermes magnocellus, Nasutitermes medioculatus, Nasutitermes pilosus, Nasutitermes seminudus, Subulitermes insularis, Subulitermes hispaniola, Nasutitermes rotundicephalus, Parvitermes longinasus, Caribitermes hispaniola, Velocitermes bulbus, Constrictotermes electroconstrictus, Nasutitermes electronasutus (122982) Dolichorhinotermes dominicanus (124282)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (California) Parastylotermes calico (144523) Parastylotermes sp., Gnathotermes sp. (106431) Reticulitermes laurae (144525) Reticulitermes laurae, Gnathamitermes rousei, Reticulitermes tibialis (144524) Reticulitermes sp. (144522)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Washington) Stylotermes washingtonensis (140652)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Eutermes fraasi (109058) Eutermes nickeli, Termes scheeri (155661) Leucotermes dofleini, Rhinotermites dzierzoni, Rhinotermites kuehni, Rhinotermites wasmanni, Termes scheuthlei, Metatermites statzi, Eutermes nickeli, Eutermes sachtlebini, Termes drabatyi, Termes korschefskyi, Termes scheeri, Termes schleipi, Termes stitzi, Termes weismanni (127614) Termes scheuthlei, Termes hauffi (155659)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Termes hartungi, Termes buchii (117252)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Croatia Termes obscurus, Termes croaticus (117250) Termes pristinus (113693 117246 156758)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Japan Rhinotermitidae indet. (152335)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333France (Ardèche) Macrotermes scheuthlei, Reticulitermes hartungi (156164) Reticulitermes sp., Termitidae indet. (113893)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Italy (Piedmont) Rhinotermes miocenicus (113998)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Tanzania (Eastern Drift Valley) Termitidae indet. (32050)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Germany (Niedersachsen) Reticulitermes pliozaenicus (109196)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806France (Cantal) Termitidae indet. B (157197)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Benin Eutermes handlirschi (150373)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Termes amicus, Mirotermes resinatus, Microcerotermes latinotus (150372) Termes sp. (123991)