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Superfamily BLATTOIDEA Latreille, 1810

Introduction

Beccaloni and Eggleston (2011) recognise three 'Epifamilies' between the Superfamily Blattoidea and its component families. These are now recognised here as listed below but as 'Higher Taxa'.

Superfamily Blattoidea Latreille, 1810
Epifamily Blattoidae Latreille, 1810
—— Family Blattidae Latreille, 1810
—— Family Lamproblattidae McKittrick, 1964
—— Family Tryonicidae McKittrick & Mackerras, 1965
Epifamily Cryptocercoidae Handlirsch, 1925
—— Family Cryptocercidae Handlirsch, 1925
Epifamily Termitoidae Latreille, 1802
—— Family Mastotermitidae Desneux, 1904
—— Family Hodotermitidae Desneux, 1904
—— Family Archotermopsidae Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna, 2009
—— Family Stolotermitidae Holmgren, 1910
—— Family Kalotermitidae Froggatt, 1897
—— Family Stylotermitidae Holmgren & Holmgren, 1917
—— Family Rhinotermitidae Froggatt, 1897
—— Family Serritermitidae Holmgren, 1910
—— Family Termitidae Latreille, 1802

 

General References

Beccaloni, G.W. & Eggleton, P. 2011. Order Blattodea. Zootaxa 3148: 199-200

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
03-Jan-2012 ADDED