Paleontological Journal

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 250–257 | Cite as

Composition and distribution of the family Cacurgidae (Insecta; grylloblattida)

  • D. S. AristovEmail author


The family Cacurgidae is revised. In addition to the type genus Cacurgus Handlirsch, 1911 from the Upper Carboniferous of the United States, Ideliopsis ovalis Carpenter, 1948 from the Lower Permian of the United States and Kitshuga ryzhkovae gen. et sp. nov. from the Upper Permian of Russia are included in this family. An undescribed genus from the Upper Carboniferous of Argentina (Béthoux and Nel, 2002) is also placed in this family. Relationships of Cacurgidae are discussed, and the family is included in the order Grylloblattida.


Insecta Grylloblattida Cacurgidae Carboniferous Permian United States Russia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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