Blaberidae

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Giant cockroaches
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A male Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina portentosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Blaberidae
Genera

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Giant cockroaches, or blaberids (family Blaberidae) are the second largest cockroach family.

Some species[edit]

Genera[edit]

Taxonomy note[edit]

Among the genera of uncertain subfamily, Eustegasta and Isoniscus have been removed from subfamily Perisphaeriinae. Cryptocercus is sometimes assigned to a separate subfamily, the Cryptocercidae.

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