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Phyloblatta occidentalis

Insecta - 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), Schneider (1983) and Belahmira et al. (2019).

Synonyms
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 obscura Sellards p. 509 figs. Pl LXX fig 5; Pl LXXIX figs 1,2; Pl LXXXI figs 2, 4; Pl LXXXIII figs 1, 2
1908Etoblattina fulva Sellards p. 512 figs. Pl LXX figs 4, 6, 9; Pl LXXIX fig 3; Pl LXXXI figs 3, 6
1908Etoblattina occidentalis Sellards p. 512 figs. Pl LXX fis 1,2; Pl LXXVIII fig 3; Pl LXXIX fig 4
1920Phyloblatta fulva Handlirsch p. 442
1920Phyloblatta fulvana Handlirsch p. 442
1920Phyloblatta fulvella Handlirsch p. 442
1920Phyloblatta occidentalis Handlirsch p. 442
1920Phyloblatta lugubris Handlirsch p. 443
1920Phyloblatta magna Handlirsch p. 443
1920Phyloblatta obscura Handlirsch p. 443
1921Etoblattina parva Meunier p. 149 figs. Pl 18, fig 9; text-fig 126
1921Etoblattina queribunda Meunier p. 149 figs. Pl 18, fig 10; text-fig 127
1921Etoblattina flebilis Meunier p. 150 figs. Pl 18, fig 11; text-fig 128
1921Etoblattina fluminis Meunier p. 151 figs. Pl 19, fig 1; text-fig 131
1921Etoblattina vulpis Meunier p. 151 figs. Pl 18, fig 13; text-fig 130
1921Etoblattina aemuli Meunier p. 152 figs. Pl 19, fig 2; text-fig 132
1921Etoblattina subtilis Meunier p. 153 figs. Pl 19, fig 3; text-fig 133
1922Phyloblatta fulvana Handlirsch p. 136
1922Phyloblatta occidentalis Handlirsch p. 136
1922Phyloblatta fulva Handlirsch p. 137
1922Phyloblatta fulvella Handlirsch p. 137
1922Phyloblatta lugubris Handlirsch p. 137
1922Phyloblatta magna Handlirsch p. 137
1922Phyloblatta obscura Handlirsch p. 137
1983Phyloblatta parva Schneider p. 78 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-4; pl 5, fig 3; text-fig 94
1983Phyloblatta fulva Schneider p. 120
1983Phyloblatta obscura Schneider p. 120
1983Phyloblatta occidentalis Schneider p. 120
1983Phyloblatta parva Schneider p. 120
2019Phyloblatta occidentalis Belahmira et al. p. 952 figs. 7.1, 8-12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
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
Measurements
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: Stephanian B or 304.80000 to 303.40000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Kansas) Etoblattina fulva, Etoblattina obscura (147045) Etoblattina obscura (147044) Etoblattina obscura, Etoblattina fulva, Phyloblatta fulvana, Phyloblatta fulvella, Phyloblatta magna (113003) Etoblattina occidentalis (type locality: 122526)
Stephanian B304.8 - 303.4Morocco Phyloblatta occidentalis (127454 155290 155291 155293 203194 203195 203196)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9France Etoblattina parva, Etoblattina queribunda, Etoblattina flebilis, Etoblattina vulpis, Etoblattina fluminis, Etoblattina aemuli, Etoblattina subtilis (121979)