Definition of Blattodea
1. Noun. Cockroaches; in some classifications considered an order.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Dictyoptera, Order Dictyoptera
Member holonyms: Cockroach, Roach, Blattidae, Family Blattidae, Cryptocercidae, Family Cryptocercidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blattodea
Literary usage of Blattodea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1917)
"In all, ten species of blattodea are said to be resident in Britain. Dr. Shipley describes the anatomy and natural history of these insects, in the manner ..."
2. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1893)
"... and Brunner van Wattenwyl in his " Prodromus of European Orthoptera" modifies the term to blattodea. Popularly they are called Cockroaches ..."