Entomological Review

, Volume 87, Issue 1, pp 25–37 | Cite as

The mouthparts of cockroaches (Blattodea)

  • D. P. Zhuzhikov


The structure of the mouthparts was studied in 24 species representing 10 families and 4 suborders of cockroaches. The details of the labrum, mandibles, maxillae, labium, and hypopharynx, characteristic of different suborders of Blattodea and some families of Blaberoidea, were revealed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Zhuzhikov
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  1. 1.Faculty of BiologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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