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Blattina bretonensis Scudder 1875 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mylacridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 200958

Alternative combinations: Mylacris bretonense, Mylacris bretonensis

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1875. Two new fossil cockroaches from the Carboniferous of Cape Breton. The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science 7:271-272

Belongs to Mylacridae according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Amblymylacris, Aphelomylacris, Austromylacrites, Cathayiblatta, Cyphomylacris, Dictyomylacris, Drybrookia, Goniomylacris, Hemimylacrinae, Moravamylacris, Mylacridae carbonina, Mylacrinae, Mylacris, Neorthroblattina, Opsiomylacris, Orthomylacrinae, Orthomylacris, Paromylacris, Paromylacris ampla, Platymylacris, Ptilomylacris, Rhodesiomylacris, Simplicius, Sooblatta, Sphenomylacris, Dictyomylacrinae, Mylacridium

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sydney coalfield, Cape Breton (Brown collection), which is in a Westphalian C/Westphalian D terrestrial shale in Canada

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 16.4 x 7.2