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

Euthyrrhaphinae
Holocompsinae
Latindiinae
Polyphaginae
Tiviinae

The Polyphagidae is a family of the order Blattaria (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.


Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Polyphaga pellucida

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Blattodea
Familia: Polyphagidae
Genera: Anacompsa - Anisogamia - Arenivaga - Attaphila - Atticola - Austropolyphaga - Biolleya - Buboblatta - Bucolion - Compsodes - Ctenoneura - Eremoblatta - Ergaula - Eucorydia - Eupolyphaga - Euthyrrhapha - Hemelytroblatta - Heterogamia - Heterogamisca - Heterogamodes - Holocompsa - Homeogamia - Homopteroidea - Hypercompsa - Ipisoma - Ipolatta - Latindia - Leiopteroblatta - Melestora - Mononychoblatta - Myrmeblattina - Myrmecoblatta - Nymphrytria - Paralatindia - Pholadoblatta - Phorticolea - Polyphaga - Polyphagina - Polyphagoides - Psammoblatta - Simblerastes - Sphecophila - Stenoblatta - Therea - Tivia - Zetha

Name

Polyphagidae Kirby, 1904

Vernacular names

English: Sand cockroaches

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