Blattodea

order of insects which includes cockroaches and termites

Blattodea is an order of insects made up of the cockroaches and termites.

Blattodea
Temporal range: 358.9–0 Ma
Carboniferous – Recent
Domino cockroach Therea petiveriana.jpg
Domino cockroach Therea petiveriana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Superorder: Dictyoptera
Order: Blattodea
Wattenwyl, 1882
Suborders
Synonyms
  • Blattaria (cockroaches only)