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Blattidium medium Heer 1864 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattaria - Mesoblattinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 242111

Alternative combination: Elisama media

Full reference: O. Heer. 1864. Ueber die fossilen Kakerlaken. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich 9:273-302

Belongs to Mesoblattinidae according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Actinoblattula, Aporoblattina butleri, Archimesoblatta, Artitocoblatta, Austroblattula, Basiblattina, Beviblattina, Blattidium, Breviblattina, Durdlestoneia, Etapia, Fusiblatta, Fusoblatta, Gondwablatta, Grandocularis, Hispanoblatta, Hongaya, Ijablatta, Itchetuja, Jingyuanoblatta, Karatavoblatta, Kemerowia, Kulmbachiellon, Laiyangia, Lithoblatta, Malmoblattina, Mesoblattina, Mesoblattininae, Mieroblattina, Mongolblatta, Nipponoblatta, Nogueroblatta, Nymphoblatta, Perlucipecta, Pulchellablatta, Rhaetoblattina, Rithma, Samaroblatta, Schambeloblattina, Sivis, Soliblatta, Stantoniella, Stenotegmina, Summatiblatta, Taublattopsis, Triassoblatta, Turoniblatta, Voltziablatta, Pareinoblatta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Insektenmergel, Schambelen, Aargau, which is in an Angulata offshore claystone in the Insektenmergel Formation of Switzerland

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Average measurements (in mm): tegmen 10.2 x 3.5