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Paromylacris ampla Scudder 1890 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Mylacridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 211829

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. New types of cockroaches from the Carboniferous deposits of the United States. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 4(9):401-415

Belongs to Mylacridae according to A. Handlirsch 1906

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 42.0 x 21.0, tegmen 31.0 x 14.0