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Grylloblatta campodeiformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Notoptera
Family: Grylloblattidae
Genus: Grylloblatta
Walker, 1914

15 species

Grylloblatta oregonensis

Grylloblatta is a genus of insects in the family Grylloblattidae. It contains 13 species, including Grylloblatta chirurgica, almost exclusively from high-altitude and high-latitude regions of the United States, living in ice caves and glaciers.[1]

The genus was first described by Edmund Walker in 1914, based on a single species, Grylloblatta campodeiformis.[2]


These 15 species belong to the genus Grylloblatta:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[3] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[6]


  1. ^ Schoville, Sean D.; Graening, G. O. (2013). "Updated checklist of the ice-crawlers (Insecta: Grylloblattodea: Grylloblattidae) of North America, with notes on their natural history, biogeography and conservation". Zootaxa. 3737 (4): 351–378. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3737.4.2. ISSN 1175-5334. 
  2. ^ Walker, Edmund (1914). "A new species of Orthoptera, forming a new genus and family". The Canadian Entomologist. 46: 93–99. doi:10.4039/ent4693-3. Retrieved 2014-12-19. 
  3. ^ "Grylloblatta Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  4. ^ "Browse Grylloblatta". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  5. ^ "Grylloblatta". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  6. ^ "Grylloblatta Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-04-22.