from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A group of cursorial orthopterous insects, the cockroaches, Blattidœ or Blattina, elevated to the rank of an order.
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- n. in some classifications replaced by the orders (here suborders) Blattodea (cockroaches) and Manteodea (mantids); in former classifications often subsumed under a much broader order Orthoptera
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"X-ray micro-tomograph of Carboniferous stem-Dictyoptera: new insights into early insects"
More information: "X-ray micro-tomograph of Carboniferous stem-Dictyoptera: new insights into early insects" Biology Letters Journal, April 2010 issue.
Water temperature relations primitive xylophagous cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus Scudder (Dictyoptera - Cryptocercidae)
Adaptive features tarsi cockroaches (Insecta - Dictyoptera)
Distribution of the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae), in Dothan, Alabama. (
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