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Superfamily Blattoidea

Zootermopsis nevadensis - male Female Wood Roach?!?! - Periplaneta americana Termite? - Reticulitermes Termite? - dorsal Wood Roach - Cryptocercus wrighti Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus Cockroach Silo - Periplaneta americana Termites - Reticulitermes
Classification
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)
Numbers
~60 spp. in 24 genera of 6 families in our area(1), ~3,600 spp. in ~350 genera of 13 families worldwide(2)