Diploptera

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Diploptera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Blaberidae
Subfamily: Blaberinae
Genus: Diploptera

Diploptera is a genus of cockroach, used particularly in molecular research into allatostatins.[1] The species Diploptera punctata, the Pacific beetle cockroach, is the only known viviparous cockroach (bears live young).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lange, A.; Chan, K.; Stay, B. (1993). "Effect of allatostatin and proctolin on antennal pulsatile organ and hindgut muscle in the cockroach, Diploptera punctata". Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology 24 (2): 79–92. doi:10.1002/arch.940240203. ISSN 0739-4462. PMID 7902139.  edit
  2. ^ Research Project, University of Toronto