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Gerablattina richmondiana Scudder 1895 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattaria

PaleoDB taxon number: 229015

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1895. Revision of the American fossil cockroaches with descriptions of new forms. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 124:1-176

Belongs to Blattoidea according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Archimylacridae, Blattoidea agilis, Blattoidea confusa, Blattoidea dictyoneura, Blattoidea excellens, Blattoidea propria, Blattoidea separata, Blattoidea singularis, Blattoidea venusta, Diechoblattinidae, Mesoblattinidae, Mylacridae, Parallelophoridae, Poroblattinidae, Spiloblattinidae, Subioblattidae, Sinogrammitidae, Sinogramma, Hsuopterites, Sinoblatta, Mancusoblattidae, Blattoidea melanderi, 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, Ptiloteuthis, Stantonia

Type specimen: Coll Huston 169, a tegmen (fragment of tegmen). Its type locality is Willis Creek near Steubenville, which is in a Stephanian terrestrial shale in the Conemaugh Formation of Ohio.

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Average measurements (in mm): tegmen 25.0 x 10.0