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†family Raphidiomimidae Vishnyakova 1973 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattaria

PaleoDB taxon number: 201335

A remarkable group of carnivorous cockroaches. Found in various Eurasian Jurassic localities.

Parent taxon: Blattariae according to J. H. Liang et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acriditis, Archimulacris, Archimylacridae, Archimylacris obovata, Archoblattinidae, Balatronis, Blaberoidea, Blattoidea, Blattoidea agilis, Blattoidea confusa, Blattoidea dictyoneura, Blattoidea excellens, Blattoidea propria, Blattoidea separata, Blattoidea singularis, Blattoidea venusta, Cainoblattinidae, Coleopteron dubia, Compsoblattidae, Corydioidea, Cratovitismioidea, Diechoblattinidae, Eoblattodea, Eotermes, Erucoblatta, Etoblattina gerablattini, Etoblattina inclusa, Etoblattina incurvata, Etoblattina mensa, Etoblattina vulpis, Haenoblattina tenuis, Hemimylacris convexa, Heterogamia antiqua, Isoptera, Leptoblattina, Lithomylacris kirkbyi, Mesophonus maculatus, Morphna, Mutoviidae, Mylacridae, Mylacridina, Necymylacridae, Nehevblattella, Oiratia, Oryctomastax, Parallelophora, Parallelophoridae, Parapanorpa, Paucineuridae, Piniblattella, Poroblattinidae, Prochaeradodis, Progeotrupes, Pseudoplecta, Pycnoscelus gardneri, Rajharablatta, Schizoblattina minor, Schizoblattina schucherti, Sooblattella britannica, Spiloblattinidae, Subioblattidae, Sysciophlebia uralica, Ungoneurites, Zetobora brunneri, Blattulidae, Sinogrammitidae, Sinogramma, Hsuopterites, Sinoblatta, Gerablattina richmondiana, Mancusoblattidae, Blattoidea melanderi, Mesoblattinidae, Gerablattina perita, Argentinoblattidae, Blattoidea sellardsiana, Blattoidea minuta, Delpuenteblattidae, Blattoidea perbrevis, Blattelidae, Blattoidea bella, Pseudomylacridae, Megalocerca, Etoblattina exigua, Blattoidea, Blattoidea lobata, Proteremidae, Blattoidea acuminata, Blattoidea relicta, Blattoidea minima, Blattoidea delicula, Neomylacridae, Spiloblattidae, Mesoblattinoidea, Eublattula, Anaplectidae, Lygobiidae, Polyphagoidea, Caloblattinoidea, Blattariae reisi, Blattuloidea, Blattariae kliveri, Irreblatta, Umenocoleoidea, Petroblattina, Phyllodromiidae, Ptiloteuthis, Stantonia

Subtaxa: Cameloblatta, Cretacechorista, Divocina, Falcatusiblatta, Fortiblatta, Graciliblatta, Liadoblattina, Raphidiomima, Raphidiomimula

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Type: Raphidiomima

Ecology: fast-moving volant insectivore-carnivore