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Type: Article
Published: 2010-06-30
Page range: 280–287
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Blattisociidae of China: a review, with a checklist

New Zealand Arthropod Collection, Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand
Plant Health & Environment Laboratory, MAF Biosecurity New Zealand, 231 Morrin Road, St Johns, PO Box 2095, Auckland 1072, New Zealand
mainland China Taiwan Blattisociidae Blattisociinae Platyseiinae predators biological control stored products


This paper reviews the taxonomy and biology of the family Blattisociidae in China, with a special focus on fauntics and their role as predators of pests in biological control. A checklist of 56 species in three genera and two subfamilies is provided.