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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon), East Africa (Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe), North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sahara, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland), West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Africa
Class
Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 827 families, 23673 genera, 180376 species
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Subclass
Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 814 families, 23548 genera, 180015 species
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Infraclass
Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 778 families, 23237 genera, 178315 species
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Superorder
Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 106 families, 2045 genera, 9422 species
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Order
Africa
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 12 families, 185 genera, 1126 species
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Families25    worldwide
Genera476    worldwide
Species3.899    worldwide
Common namesPraying mantis, The mantes, The mantises, Mantes, Praying Mantids, Mantises, Mantids, Praying Mantises
German namesFangschrecken, Gottesanbeterinnen, Fangheuschrecken
Dutch namesBidsprinkhanen
Finnish namesRukoilijasirkat
Spanish namesMadreculebras, Mantidos
French namesMantoptère
AuthorBurmeister, 1838
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesMantodea in bie.ala.org.au
Mantodea in mantodea.speciesfile.org
Mantodea in faunaeur.org
Mantodea in itis.gov
Mantodea in papua-insects.nl
Mantodea in Wikipedia (English)
Superfamily
Africa
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 105 genera, 654 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Africa
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 47 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 25 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 55 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 120 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 59 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 19 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 534 SpeciesMantids
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 3 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 209 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 40 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 14 Species
12 Families with 1126 Species in Africa



Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderMantodea
Praying mantis, The mantes, The mantises, Mantes, Praying Mantids, Mantises, Mantids, Praying Mantises
AuthorBurmeister, 1838
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Mantearia
Manteodea (Burmeister, 1829)
Mantoptera

Keywords
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