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Superfamily Blattoidea

Turkestan Cockroach - Shelfordella lateralis - female Cockroach with ootheca - Blatta orientalis - female Blattodea - Eurycotis floridana small termite #2985 - Reticulitermes what are these? Shelfordella lateralis Adult Female - Shelfordella lateralis - female Reticulitermes? Roach?? - Periplaneta americana
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
includes termites (formerly treated as order Isoptera)
~60 spp. in 24 genera of 6 families in our area(1), ~3,600 spp. in ~350 genera of 13 families worldwide(2)