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Blattaria

(Order)

Overview

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A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Order Blattaria is a member of the Class Insecta. Here is the complete "parentage" of Blattaria:

The Order Blattaria is further organized into finer groupings including:

Families

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Blaberidae

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Blattellidae

The Blattellidae is a family of the order Blattaria (cockroaches). This family contains many of the smaller common household cockroaches, among others. They are sometimes called wood cockroaches. [more]

Blattidae

The Blattidae is a family of the order Blattaria (cockroaches). It contains several of the most common household cockroaches. [more]

Cryptocercidae

Cryptocercus is a genus of Dictyoptera (cockroaches and allies) in the family Polyphagidae, of which this genus is the only member. Species are known as wood roaches or brown-hooded cockroaches. They are subsocial xylophagous insects, found in North America and Asia. [more]

Ectobiidae

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Epilampridae

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Panesthiidae

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Phyllodromiidae

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Polyphagidae

The Polyphagidae is a family of the order Blattaria (cockroaches). Many are known as sand cockroaches. The family is divided into five subfamilies, comprising some 40 genera.[1] One prominent species is the desert cockroach, Arenivaga investigata. [more]

At least 217 species and subspecies belong to the Family Polyphagidae.

More info about the Family Polyphagidae may be found here.

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Last Revised: August 25, 2014
2014/08/25 14:57:15