Polyphagidae

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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: Polyphagidae
Subfamilies

Euthyrrhaphinae
Holocompsinae
Latindiinae
Polyphaginae
Tiviinae

The Polyphagidae 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.[1] One prominent species is the desert cockroach, Arenivaga investigata.