Virtual Collection: Subphylum Hexapoda (insects)

This virtual collection was last curated by Jonathan Hendricks on August 19, 2019. Each model is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Unless otherwise indicated, each model was created by Emily Hauf using specimens at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.

Fossil cockroach Etoblattina sp. from the Pennsylvanian of France (PRI 49722). Specimen is preserved as a carbonization. Specimen is on display at the Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, New York. Specimen is approximately 10 cm in length (estimate).

The fossil cockroach Promylacris ovalis from the Carboniferous of Illinois. Specimen is from the collections of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois. Length of specimen (not directly measured) is approximately 5 cm.