Ectobiidae

Summary

Wood cockroaches
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Loboptera decipiens
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Ectobiidae
Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865
Subfamilies

see text

Synonyms
  • Phyllodromiidae Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865
  • Plectopterinae McKittrick, 1964
  • Blattellidae Karny, 1908

Ectobiidae (formerly Blattellidae)[1][2] is a family of the order Blattodea (cockroaches). This family contains many of the smaller common household pest cockroaches, among others. They are sometimes called wood cockroaches.[3] A few notable species include:

Subfamilies and selected Genera

The Cockroach Species File[4] includes five subfamilies. The Anaplectinae, previously placed here, have now been elevated to family level.
NB: subfamilies marked § are complete list as of 2020:

Blattellinae

Auth.: Karny, 1908 – worldwide

Ectobiinae

§ Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865 – Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia

  • Arbiblatta Chopard, 1936
  • Capraiellus Harz, 1976
  • Choristima Tepper, 1895
  • Ectobius Stephens, 1835[7]
  • Ectoneura Shelford, 1907
  • Eutheganopteryx Shelford, 1912
  • Luridiblatta Fernandes, 1965
  • Phyllodromica Fieber, 1853
  • Planuncus Bohn, 2013
  • Pseudectoneura Princis, 1974
  • Stenectoneura Hebard, 1943
  • Theganopteryx Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865

Nyctiborinae

§ – south America

  • Eunyctibora Shelford, 1908
  • Eushelfordia Hebard, 1925
  • Eushelfordiella Lopes & Oliveira, 2007
  • Megaloblatta Dohrn, 1887
  • Muzoa Hebard, 1921
  • Nyctantonina Vélez, 2013
  • Nyctibora Burmeister, 1838[8]
  • Paramuzoa Roth, 1973
  • Paratropes Serville, 1838
  • Pseudischnoptera Saussure, 1869

Pseudophyllodromiinae

Worldwide distribution

  • Pseudophyllodromia Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1865
  • Supella Shelford, 1911

Genera incertae sedis

  • Africablatta Rehn, 1933: A. patricia (Gerstaecker, 1883)
  • Akaniblatta Princis, 1969
  • Alsteinia Hanitsch, 1950
  • Anareolaria Shelford, 1909
  • Aneurinita Hebard, 1935
  • Anisopygia Saussure, 1893
  • Antitheton Hebard, 1919
  • Aphlebiella Princis, 1965
  • Aruistra Princis, 1965
  • Astyloblatta Bey-Bienko, 1954
  • Atticola Bolívar, 1905
  • Blattellina Princis, 1951
  • Lanta Hebard, 1921
  • many others

See also

References

  1. ^ Beccaloni, George; Eggleton, Paul (30 Aug 2013). "Order Blattodea". Zootaxa. 3703 (1). doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3703.1.10. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. ^ "order Blattodea". Cockroach Species File. Archived from the original on 7 June 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Blattellidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  4. ^ Cockroach Species File (retrieved 20 July 2020)
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Blattellinae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  6. ^ Bohn, H.; Picker, M.; Klass, K.-D.; Colville, J. (2010). "A jumping cockroach from South Africa, Saltoblattella montistabularis, gen. nov., spec. nov. (Blattodea: Blattellidae)" (PDF). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny. Senckenberg Gesellschaft. 68 (1): 53–69. ISSN 1864-8312. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-23. Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  7. ^ "Ectobiinae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Nyctiborinae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 December 2013.