suborder Blattodea


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Noun1.suborder Blattodea - cockroachessuborder Blattodea - cockroaches; in some classifications considered an order
animal order - the order of animals
Dictyoptera, order 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
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
Blattidae, family Blattidae - domestic cockroaches
Cryptocercidae, family Cryptocercidae - a family of Blattodea