Blaberidae

Summary

Giant cockroaches
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A male Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina oblongonota
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Superfamily: Blaberoidea
Family: Blaberidae
Genera

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Giant cockroaches, or blaberids (family Blaberidae) are the second-largest cockroach family by number of species.[1]

Notable species

Notable species within this family include:

Genera

Panesthia
  • Subfamily Attaphilinae
  • Subfamily Blaberinae
    • Achroblatta
    • Anchoblatta
    • Antioquita
    • Archimandrita
    • Aspiduchus
    • Cacoblatta
    • Capucinella
    • Cariacasia
    • Bionoblatta
    • Blaberus
    • Blaptica
    • Brachycola
    • Byrsotria
    • Eublaberus
    • Glomerexis
    • Glyptopeltis
    • Gromphadorhina
    • Hemiblabera
    • Hiereoblatta
    • Hormetica
    • Hyporhicnoda
    • Kemneria
    • Lucihormetica
    • Mesoblaberus
    • Minablatta
    • Mioblatta
    • Monachoda
    • Monastria
    • Neorhicnoda
    • Oxycercus
    • Paradicta
    • Parahormetica
    • Petasodes
    • Phoetalia
    • Pseudogyna
    • Sibylloblatta
    • Styphon
  • Subfamily Diplopterinae
  • Subfamily Epilamprinae
    • Acroporoblatta
    • Anisolampra
    • Aptera
    • Apsidopis
    • Ataxigamia
    • Audreia
    • Blepharodera
    • Calolamprodes
    • Colapteroblatta
    • Compsolampra
    • Cyrtonotula
    • Derocardia
    • Dryadoblatta
    • Elfridaia
    • Epilampra
    • Galiblatta
    • Haanina
    • Homalopteryx
    • Litopeltis
    • Miroblatta
    • Molytria
    • Morphna
    • Nauclidas
    • Notolampra
    • Opisthoplatia
    • Phlebonotus
    • Phoraspis
    • Pinaconota
    • Placoblatta
    • Poroblatta
    • Phortioeca
    • Pseudophoraspis
    • Pseudoplatia
    • Rhabdoblatta
    • Rhicnoda
    • Stictolampra
    • Stictomorphna
    • Thorax
    • Ylangella
  • Subfamily Geoscapheinae
  • Subfamily Gyninae
    • Alloblatta
    • Evea
    • Gyna
    • Paraprincisaria
    • Paraplecta
    • Princisaria
    • Progonogamia
    • Thliptoblatta
  • Subfamily Oxyhaloinae
  • Subfamily Panchlorinae
    • Achroblatta
    • Anchoblatta
    • Biolleya
    • Panchlora
    • Pelloblatta
  • Subfamily Panesthiinae
    • Ancaudellia
    • Annamoblatta
    • Caeparia
    • Microdina
    • Miopanesthia
    • Panesthia
    • Salganea
  • Subfamily Perisphaerinae[2]
    • Bantua
    • Compsagis
    • Cyrtotria
    • Derocalymma
    • Ellipsica
    • Elliptoblatta
    • Gymnonyx
    • Hostilia
    • Hyposphaeria
    • Laxta
    • Neolaxta
    • Perisphaerus (= Perisphaeria)
    • Pilema (= Pronaonota)
    • Platysilpha
    • Poeciloblatta
    • Poeciloderrhis[3]
    • Pseudoglomeris
    • Pseudocalolampra
    • Trichoblatta
    • Zuluia
  • Subfamily Pycnoscelinae
  • Subfamily Zetoborinae
    • Capucina
    • Lanxoblatta
    • Parasphaeria
    • Phortioeca
    • Schizopilia
    • Shultesia
    • Thanatophyllum
    • Tribonium
    • Zetobora
    • Zetoborella
  • Subfamily uncertain
    • Africalolampra
    • Apotrogia
    • Diplopoterina
    • Eustegasta
    • Gynopeltis
    • Hedaia
    • Isoniscus
    • Phenacisma

Taxonomy note

Among the genera of uncertain subfamily, Eustegasta and Isoniscus have been removed from subfamily Perisphaerinae[citation needed].

References

  1. ^ Beccaloni, George; Eggleton, Paul (2013-08-30). "Order Blattodea. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)". Zootaxa. 3703 (1): 46. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3703.1.10. ISSN 1175-5334.
  2. ^ Perisphaerinae Brunner von Wattenwyl and Hyposphaeria Lucas are valid names concealed by the unavailable names Perisphaeriinae and Perisphaeria Burmeister (Blattodea, Blaberidae)
  3. ^ De Oliveira Cardoso Da Silva, Leonardo; Lopes, Sonia Maria (2018). "Six new species of Poeciloderrhis from Brazil (Blattaria: Blaberidae) with a new record and a new combination". Zoologia. 35: 1–10. doi:10.3897/zoologia.35.e12483. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  • "Blaberinae". uniprot.org. Retrieved 13 July 2021.