Blattidae

Summary

Blattidae
Temporal range: Cretaceous-Recent
AmericanCockroach.jpg
American cockroach
(Periplaneta americana)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Blattidae
Latreille, 1810
Genera

See subfamilies and genera

Blattidae is a cockroach family in the order Blattodea[1] containing several of the most common household cockroaches. Some notable species include:

Subfamilies and genera

Archiblattinae

Auth. Kirby, 1904; distribution: SE Asia

  • Archiblatta Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1862
  • Catara Walker, 1868
  • Protagonista Latreille, 1810

Blattinae

Auth. Latreille, 1810; distribution: Worldwide; synonym Duchailluiinae Roth, 2003

Methana parva
  • Afrostylopyga Anisyutkin, 2014
  • Apterisca Princis, 1963
  • Blatta Linnaeus, 1758
  • Brinckella Princis, 1963
  • Cartoblatta Shelford, 1910
  • Celatoblatta Johns, 1966
  • Deropeltis Burmeister, 1838
  • Dorylaea Stål, 1877
  • Duchailluia Rehn, 1933
  • Eroblatta Shelford, 1910
  • Eumethana Princis, 1951
  • Hebardina Bei-Bienko, 1938
  • Henicotyle Rehn & Hebard, 1927
  • Homalosilpha Stål, 1874
  • Macrostylopyga Anisyutkin, Anichkin & Thinh, 2013
  • Maoriblatta Princis, 1966
  • Mimosilpha Bei-Bienko, 1957
  • Miostylopyga Princis, 1966
  • Neostylopyga Shelford, 1911
  • Pelmatosilpha Dohrn, 1887
  • Periplaneta Burmeister, 1838
  • Pseudoderopeltis Krauss, 1890
  • Scabinopsis Bei-Bienko, 1969
  • Shelfordella Adelung, 1910
  • Thyrsocera Burmeister, 1838
  • Bubosa Šmídová, 2020 Burmese amber, Myanmar, Cenomanian

Macrocercinae

Auth. Roth, 1993; distribution: Australasia

  • Macrocerca Hanitsch, 1930

Polyzosteriinae

Auth. Tepper, 1893; distribution: central & south America, Pacific islands, Australasia

  • Anamesia Tepper, 1893
  • Cosmozosteria Stål, 1874
  • Desmozosteria Shelford, 1909
  • Drymaplaneta Tepper, 1893
  • Eppertia Shaw, 1925
  • Eurycotis Stål, 1874
  • Euzosteria Shelford, 1909
  • Laevifaciesquadrialata Liao, Wang & Che, 2019[2]
  • Leptozosteria Tepper, 1893
  • Megazosteria Mackerras, 1966
  • Melanozosteria Stål, 1874
  • Methana Stål, 1877
  • Platyzosteria Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865
  • Polyzosteria Burmeister, 1838
  • Pseudolampra Tepper, 1893
  • Scabina Shelford, 1909
  • Temnelytra Tepper, 1893
  • Zonioploca Stål, 1874

References

  1. ^ Cockroach Species File (retrieved 26 January 2018)
  2. ^ Liao, Shuran; Wang, Zongqing; Che, Yanli (2019-06-05). "A new genus and a new species in the subfamily Polyzosteriinae (Blattodea, Blattidae) from China". ZooKeys. 852: 85–100. doi:10.3897/zookeys.852.33325. ISSN 1313-2970.

External links

  • Gallery of cockroaches
  • Media related to Blattidae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Blattidae at Wikispecies