Corydiidae

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Sand cockroaches
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Polyphaga pellucida in the Saint Petersburg Zoological Museum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Corydiidae
Subfamilies

Euthyrrhaphinae
Holocompsinae
Latindiinae
Polyphaginae
Tiviinae

Synonyms

Polyphagidae

The Corydiidae, previously known as Polyphagidae,[1] are a family of the order Blattodea (cockroaches). Many are known as sand cockroaches. The family is divided into five subfamilies, comprising some 40 genera.[2][3] One prominent species is the desert cockroach, Arenivaga investigata.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G. W.; Eggleton, P. (2011). Zhang, Z.-Q., ed. "Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness". Zootaxa (3148): 199–200.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  2. ^ "synonym Polyphagidae Saussure, 1864: Cockroach Species File". 
  3. ^ 蟑螂圖鑑 (in Chinese). 2014-09-19. Retrieved 2014-10-13.