Nocticolidae

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Nocticolidae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Nocticolidae
Genera

Alluaudellina Chopard, 1932
Cardacopsis Karny, 1924
Cardacus Strand, 1928
Metanocticola Roth, 1999
Nocticola Bolívar, 1892
Pholeosilpha Chopard, 1958
Spelaeoblatta Bolívar, 1897
Typhloblatta Chopard, 1924
Typhloblattodes Chopard, 1946

Nocticolidae is a small family in the order Blattodea (cockroaches). It consists of only 32 known species in 9 genera. They are found in Africa, Asia and Australia. Most live in cave habitats, although a few are associated with termites.

Sources[edit]

Blattodea Species File: Nocticolidae