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Five new species of soil burrowing cockroaches from Queensland (Blattodea: Blaberidae: Geoscapheinae)

Title

Five new species of soil burrowing cockroaches from Queensland (Blattodea: Blaberidae: Geoscapheinae) (585 KB) pdf document icon

Author/s

Rose, H.A., Walker, J.A. & Woodward, J.R.

Citation

Rose, H.A., Walker, J.A. & Woodward, J.R. 2014: Five new species of soil burrowing cockroaches from Queensland (Blattodea: Blaberidae: Geoscapheinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 59: 11–23. https://doi.org.10.17082/j.2204-1478.59.2015.2014-17

Accepted 30 October 2014.
Published online 23 December 2014
Peer reviewed:

Yes

DOI

https://doi.org.10.17082/j.2204-1478.59.2015.2014-17

Keywords Blattodea, Blaberidae, Geoscapheinae, Panesthiinae, Australian ground burrowing cockroaches

Abstract

Five new species of soil burrowing Geoscapheinae are described from Queensland: Macropanesthia intermorpha, M. lineopunctata, M. mutica, M. spuritegmina, and Neogeoscapheus hanni. Redescriptions of subfamilies Panesthiinae and Geoscapheinae are given, and a key to the genera of Geoscapheinae and keys to species of Macropanesthia and Neogeoscapheus are provided.