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Mylacris packardii Scudder 1893 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Archimylacridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192048

Specimen from Packtucket

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1893. Insect fauna of the Rhode Island coal field. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 101:1-21

Belongs to Archimylacridae according to A. Handlirsch 1922

Sister taxa: Acosmoblatta, Anthracomastax furcifer, Anusoblatta, Apophthegma, Archaeomantis, Archaeomantis fleischmanni, Archaeotiphe, Archimylacridae bildstocki, Archimylacridae incerta, Archimylacridae ingberti, Archimylacridae insignis, Archimylacridae labachensis, Archimylacridae mirabilis, Archimylacridae notabilis, Archimylacridae paupercula, Archimylacridae pelzi, Archimylacridae robusta, Archimylacridae rollei, Archimylacridae scudderi, Archimylacridae tischbeini, Archimylacridae venosa, Archimylacridae winteriana, Archimylacrinae, Archimylacris, Archimylacris aliena, Archimylacris carbonis, Archimylacris pruvosti, Archimylacris recta, Asemoblatta, Atimoblatta flexuosa, Barroisiblatta, Bertrandiblatta, Blattina (Etoblattina) bituminosa, Blattina ligniperda, Blattina neuropteroides, Blattina remigii, Blattina scaberata, Blattina sepulta, Blattoidea indeterminata, Blattoidea luedeckei, Blattoidea propinqua, Blattoidea pulchra, Blattoidea rugosa, Boltonoblatta, Ctenostematopteryx diversa, Discoblatta, Distatoblatta, Dromoblattina, Dysmenes, Eneriblatta, Etoblattina, Etoblattina coriacea, Etoblattina exilis, Flabellites, Friciella, Gerablattina eversa, Gerablattina inculta, Gondwanoblatta, Gongyloblatta, Grypoblattina, Gyroblatta, Haberleoblatta, Heinitzia, Hermatoblattina, Kashmiroblatta, Kinklidoptera, Limmatoblatta, Liparoblatta, Livetiblatta, Mesitoblatta, Mesitoblattella, Metachorus, Metaphyloblatta, Metapoblatta, Miroblatta, Muelleroblatta, Mylacris latissima, Oxynoblatta, Patrodoron, Petrablattina aequa, Phyloblatta eximia, Phyloblatta lapidea, Phyloblatta perplexa, Phyloblatta ramosa, Phyloblatta wettiniana, Plagioblatta, Platyblatta, Procoptoblatta, Progonoblattina, Pruvostianus, Sardyoblattina, Scudderula, Sellardsula, Sooblattella, Sphaleroblattina, Stephanoblatta, Sterzelia, Stygetoblatta, Syncoptoblatta, Trilophomylacris, Uraloblatta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bristol coal field, which is in a Westphalian terrestrial horizon in Rhode Island

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): wing 42.0 x 18.5