The genus Macrocerca Hanitsch with descriptions of new species (Blattaria, Blattidae: Macrocercinae, subfam. n.)

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution
Louis M. RothL. M. Roth, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138, U.S.A.

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Two known species of the blattid genus Macrocerca Hanitsch are redescribed, and 7 new species from New Guinea are described. A key is provided to distinguish the adults. The genus, previously in the Blattellidae, is placed in the Blattidae: Macrocercinae (subfam. n.), between the Blattinae and Polyzosteriinae.

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