Related Overviews


'Lepismatoidae' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(order Thysanura, suborder Zygentoma)

Superfamily whose members resemble the Pterygota more closely than those of the other thysanuran superfamily, the Machiloidea. Pterygota and Lepismatoidea have two mandibular articulations, a gonangulum, and other morphological similarities. Lepismodes inquilinus (firebrat) occurs as a pest in human habitations. The superfamily occurs throughout the world.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.