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Gyna obesa Piton 1940 (cockroach)

Insecta - Dictyoptera - Blattidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 205100

Full reference: L. Piton. 1940. Paléontologie du Gisement Éocéne de Menat (Puy-de-Dôme) (Flore et Faune) 1-303

Belongs to Blaberidae according to D. A. Evangelista et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Blaberites, Diplopterinae, Epilamprinae, Eustegasta, Gyninae, Hongoblatta, Panchlorinae, Pycnoscelinae

Type specimen: MNHN.F.R06689, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Thanetian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 27.0, tegmen length 28.0