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Order Notoptera - Rock Crawlers

Ant/termite-like insect - Grylloblatta grylloblattid - Grylloblatta bifratrilecta - female Grylloblatta chirurgica - female Grylloblatta chirurgica - female Grylloblatta chirurgica Montana rock crawler Montana rock crawler Montana rock crawler
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Notoptera (Rock Crawlers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
the latest molecular data places it closest to Embiidina(1)
Explanation of Names
Notoptera Crampton 1915 (Grylloblattodea+Mantophasmatodea)
Numbers
<30 species worldwide
Print References
Engel M.S., Grimaldi D.A. (2004) A new rock crawler in Baltic amber, with comments on the order (Mantophasmatodea: Mantophasmatidae). American Museum Novitates 3431: 1–11. Full text
Arillo A., Engel M. (2006) Rock crawlers in Baltic amber (Notoptera: Mantophasmatodea). American Museum Novitates 3539: 1-10 Full text
Works Cited
1.Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution
Bernhard Misof et al. 2014. Science Vol. 346, 763.