Dictyoptera

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Related to dictyopterans: American cockroach, Neoptera, Pterygota
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Noun1.Dictyoptera - 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
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
dictyopterous insect - cockroaches and mantids
Blattaria, Blattodea, suborder Blattaria, suborder Blattodea - cockroaches; in some classifications considered an order
Manteodea, suborder Manteodea - mantises; in former classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera
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All the species of Dictyopterans (Blatella germanica Linnaeus Blattid sp.
2008), orthopterans (Stebbins & Hapner 1985, Drif & Brehelin 1994, Ayaad 2004), dictyopterans (Kubo & Natori 1987, Chen et al.