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Sysciophlebia balteata Scudder 1879 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Spiloblattinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 236136

Alternative combinations: Etoblattina balteata, Gerablattina balteata, Spiloblattinidae balteata

Synonyms: Blattina frankei Schlechtendal 1906 (no. 234520), Etoblattina occulta Scudder 1895 (no. 229008), Gerablattina cassvici Scudder 1895 (no. 229016), Gerablattina diversinervis Scudder 1895 (no. 229014), Gerablattina diversipennis Scudder 1895 (no. 234524), Sysciophlebia cassvici Scudder 1895 (no. 234523), Sysciophlebia diversipennis Scudder 1895 (no. 234525), Sysciophlebia frankei Schlechtendal 1906 (no. 234521), Sysciophlebia occulta Scudder 1895 (no. 234526)

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1879. Palaeozoic Cockroaches: A complete revision of the species of both worlds, with an essay toward their classification. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 3:23-134

Belongs to Sysciophlebia according to M. K. Hörnig et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Sysciophlebia acutipennis, Sysciophlebia adumbrata, Sysciophlebia affinis, Sysciophlebia alligans, Sysciophlebia angusta, Sysciophlebia arcuata, Sysciophlebia benedicta, Sysciophlebia euglyptica, Sysciophlebia grata, Sysciophlebia hercynica, Sysciophlebia hybrida, Sysciophlebia ilfeldensis, Sysciophlebia intermedia, Sysciophlebia invisa, Sysciophlebia kovacsae, Sysciophlebia nana, Sysciophlebia obtusa, Sysciophlebia oligoneura, Sysciophlebia patiens, Sysciophlebia picta, Sysciophlebia praepilata, Sysciophlebia recidiva, Sysciophlebia rotundata, Sysciophlebia rubida, Sysciophlebia schucherti, Sysciophlebia scudderi, Sysciophlebia stulta, Sysciophlebia subtilis, Sysciophlebia variegata, Sysciophlebia whitei

Type specimens:

  • Sysciophlebia balteata: Its type locality is Cassville, which is in an Asselian terrestrial shale in the Cassville Shales Formation of West Virginia
  • Etoblattina occulta: Coll Lacoe 2127 ab, a tegmen (fragment). Its type locality is Cassville, which is in an Asselian terrestrial shale in the Cassville Shales Formation of West Virginia.
  • Gerablattina cassvici: Coll Lacoe 2142 ab, a tegmen (fragment of tegmen). Its type locality is Cassville, which is in an Asselian terrestrial shale in the Cassville Shales Formation of West Virginia.
  • Gerablattina diversinervis: Coll Lacoe 2141 ab, a tegmen (fragment). Its type locality is Cassville, which is in an Asselian terrestrial shale in the Cassville Shales Formation of West Virginia.
  • Sysciophlebia diversipennis:
  • Sysciophlebia frankei: Its type locality is Breitenbach, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian terrestrial mudstone in Germany.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 24.0 x 9.6, tegmen 25.5 x 9.0