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Noun: Dictyoptera
  1. In some classifications replaced by the orders (here suborders) Blattodea (cockroaches) and Manteodea (mantids); in former classifications often subsumed under a much broader order Orthoptera
    - order Dictyoptera

Type of: animal order

Part of: class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta

Encyclopedia: Dictyoptera