Corydioidea is a superfamily of insects in the order Blattodea, the cockroaches and termites. It contains two families, Corydiidae and Nocticolidae, comprising about fifty genera and two hundred and fifty species.[1][2] Members of this superfamily are found worldwide, mostly in hot, arid habitats.[3]


  1. ^ Beccaloni, G. W.; Eggleton, P. (2011). "Order Blattodea Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1882". In Zhang, Z.-Q. Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa. pp. 199–200. 
  2. ^ Integrated Taxonomic Information System entry
  3. ^ "Superfamily Corydioidea". BugGuide. Retrieved 2015-08-27.