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Blattina sepulta Scudder 1876 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Archimylacridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 201298

Alternative combination: Petrablattina sepulta

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1876. New and interesting insects from the Carboniferous of Cape Breton. The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science 8:88-90

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, 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, Mylacris packardii, 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 Cossett's Pit, Sydney coalfield, Cape Breton, which is in a Westphalian C/Westphalian D terrestrial shale in Canada

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): fragment 13.0 x 6.0