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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Canada, Mexico, USA), South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Northern South America, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37523 genera, 346029 species
Tree
Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 194 families, 2591 genera, 12973 species
Tree
Order
America
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 12 families, 103 genera, 519 species
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Show Info
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
America
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     3 families, 46 genera, 256 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in America
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 89 Species
Ambermantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 6 Species
Gryllomantidae (Gorochov, 2006) - 2 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 25 Species
Jantarimantidae (Vrsansky, 2002) - 1 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 30 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 222 SpeciesMantids
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 9 Species
Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 3 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 130 Species
13 Families with 521 Species in America


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in America
Species with ANext  
Acanthops amazonica -> Metilia amazonicaInfo
Acanthops angulata -> Acanthops royiInfo
Acanthops bidens (Hebard, 1922)Info
Acanthops centralis (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)Info
Acanthops chocoensis (Salazar In Ariza & Salazar-e, 2005)Info
Acanthops elegans (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)Info
Acanthops erosula (Stal, 1877)Info
Acanthops falcata (Stal, 1877)Boxer MantisInfo
Acanthops falcataria (Goeze, 1778)South American Dead Leaf MantisInfo
Acanthops fuscifolia -> Acanthops falcatariaInfo
Acanthops godmani (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Acanthops mortuifolia -> Acanthops royiInfo
Acanthops occidentalis (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)Info
Acanthops onorei (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)Info
Acanthops parafalcata (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)South American Dead Leaf MantisInfo
Acanthops parva (Beier, 1941)Info
Acanthops royi (Lombardo & Ippolito, 2004)Info
Acanthops soukana (Roy, 2002)Info
Acanthops tuberculata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Acanthops tuberculatus ()Info
Acontiothespis amazonica (Beier, 1929)Info
Acontiothespis amoenula (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Acontiothespis brevipennis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Acontiothespis cayennensis ()Info
Acontiothespis championi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Acontiothespis chopardi (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Acontiothespis concinna (Perty, 1832)Info
Acontiothespis cordillerae (Saussure, 1869)Info
Acontiothespis cubana (Zayas, 1974)Info
Acontiothespis ecuadorica (Hebard, 1924)Info
Acontiothespis eximia (Pascoe, 1882)Info
Acontiothespis festae (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Acontiothespis fraterna (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Acontiothespis inquinata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Acontiothespis iriodes (Hebard, 1919)Info
Acontiothespis maroniensis ()Info
Acontiothespis mexicana ()Info
Acontiothespis minima (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Acontiothespis multicolor (Saussure, 1870)Info
Acontiothespis piracicabensis (Piza, 1964)Info
Acontiothespis quadrimaculata ()Info
Acontiothespis rehni (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Acontiothespis semirufa (Westwood, 1889)Info
Acontiothespis travassosi (Jantsch, 1986)Info
Acontiothespis vitrea ()Info
Acontista aurantiaca (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Acontista brevipennis -> Acontiothespis brevipennisInfo
Acontista concinna (Perty, 1833)Info
Acontista cordillerae -> Acontiothespis cordilleraeInfo
Acontista festae -> Acontiothespis festaeInfo
Acontista fraterna -> Acontiothespis fraternaInfo
Acontista iriodes (Hebard, 1919)Info
Acontista minima -> Acontiothespis minimaInfo
Acontista multicolor -> Acontiothespis multicolorInfo
Acontista rehni -> Acontiothespis rehniInfo
Acontista vitrea -> Acontiothespis vitreaInfo
Acromantis hesione (Stål, 1877)Burmese MantisInfo
Ambermantis wozniaki (D. Grimaldi, 2003)Info
Anamiopteryx borellii (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anamiopteryx grandis (Beier, 1935)Info
Anamiopteryx tuberculata (Rehn, 1920)Info
Angela armata (De Hann, 1842)Info
Angela championi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Angela decolor (Chopard, 1913)Info
Angela guianensis (Rehn, 1906)Info
Angela lemoulti (Chopard, 1910)Info
Angela maxima (Chopard, 1910)Info
Angela minor (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Angela miranda (Saussure, 1871)Info
Angela perpulchra (Westwood, 1889)Info
Angela peruviana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Angela purpurascens (Olivier, 1792)Info
Angela quinquemaculata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Angela saussurii (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Angela subhyalina (Chopard, 1913)Info
Angela trifasciata (Stål, 1877)Info
Angela werneri (Chopard, 1913)Info
Antemna rapax (Stål, 1877)Info
Asiadodis squilla (Saussure, 1869)Asian Shield MantisInfo
Astollia chloris (Olivier, 1792)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactromantis mexicana (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Bactromantis mexicanus ()Info
Bactromantis toltecus -> Bactromantis mexicanaInfo
Bactromantis virga (Scudder, 1896)Info
Bantia chopardi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bantia fusca (Chopard, 1911)Info
Bantia marmorata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Bantia meizi (Beier, 1935)Info
Bantia michaelisi (Beier, 1935)Info
Bantia nana (Toledo Piza, 1969)Info
Bantia pygmea (Saussure, 1872)Info
Bantia simoni (Chopard, 1916)Info
Bantia werneri (Chopard, 1913)Info
Bantia yotocoensis (Salazar, 2004)Info
Bantiella columbina (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bantiella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bantiella hyalina (Beier, 1942)Info
Bantiella pallida (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bantiella trinitatis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callibia diana (Stoll, 1813)Info
Callimantis antillarum (Saussure, 1859)Info
Callivates stephanei (Roy, 2003)Info
Calopteromantis hebardi (Terra, 1982)Info
Calopteromantis marulandae (Salazar, 2002)Info
Calopteromantis otongica (Lombardo & Ayala, 1999)Info
Calopteromantis terrai (Jantsch, 1994)Info
Carrikerella ceratophora (Hebard, 1922)Info
Carrikerella empusa (Rehn, 1935)Info
Catoxyopsis dubiosa (Giglio-tos, 1898)Info
Chaeteessa caudata (Saussure, 1871)Info
Chaeteessa filata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Chaeteessa nana (Jantsch, 1995)Info
Chaeteessa nigromarginata (Salazar, 2004)Info
Chaeteessa valida (Perty, 1833)Info
Chloromiopteryx thalassina (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Choeradodis columbica (Stoll, 1813)Columbian Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis laticollis -> Choeradodis rhomboideaInfo
Choeradodis rbombicollis ()Info
Choeradodis rhombicollis (Latreille, 1833)Peruvian Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis rhomboidea (Stoll, 1813)Tropical Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis servillei -> Choeradodis rhombicollisInfo
Choeradodis squilla -> Asiadodis squillaInfo
Choeradodis stalii (Wood-mason, 1880)Tropical Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis strumaria (Linnaeus, 1758)Leaf MantisInfo
Chopardiella latipennis (Chopard, 1911)Info
Chopardiella poulaini (Lombardo & Agabiti, 2001)Info
Chromatophotina awajun (Rivera, 2010)Info
Chromatophotina cofan (Rivera, 2010)Info
Coptopteryx argentina (Burmeister, 1864)Info
Coptopteryx bonanensis (Piza, 1960)Info
Coptopteryx brevipennis (Beier, 1958:51-52 Peru; Described By Rivera, 2003)Info
Coptopteryx claraziana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Coptopteryx constricta (Rehn, 1913)Info
Coptopteryx ermannoi (Jantsch & Corseuil, 1988)Info
Coptopteryx fallax -> Coptopteryx thoracicaInfo
Coptopteryx gayi (Blanchard, 1851)Info
Coptopteryx gigliotosi (Toledo Piza, 1973)Info
Coptopteryx gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx inermis (Werner, 1925)Info
Coptopteryx magna (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx parva (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx platana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx precaria (Toledo Piza, 1966)Info
Coptopteryx pusilla (Beier, 1935)Info
Coptopteryx spinosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx thoracica (Rehn, 1913)Info
Coptopteryx thoracoides (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx viridis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Cretophotina santanensis (Lee, 2014)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Decimiana bolivari (Chopard, 1916)Info
Decimiana clavata (Ippolito & Lombardo, 2004)Info
Decimiana hebardi (Lombardo, 2000)Info
Decimiana rehni (Chopard, 1913)Info
Decimiana tessellata (Charpentier, 1841)Info
Diabantia minima (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Diabantia perparva (Toledo Piza, 1973)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Emboicy mirim (Terra, 1982)Info
Eobruneria tessellata (T. D. A. Cockerell, 1913)Info
Epaphrodita dentifrons -> Epaphrodita musarumInfo
Epaphrodita lobivertex (Lombardo & Perez-gelabert, 2004)Info
Epaphrodita musarum (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Eumiopteryx bicentenaria (Toledo Piza, 1991)Info
Eumiopteryx laticollis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Eumiopteryx magna (Jantsch, 1991)Info
Eumusonia intermedia (Toledo Piza, 1973)Info
Eumusonia livida (Serville, 1839)Info
Eumusonia viridis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galapagia amazonica (Terra, 1982)Info
Galapagia peruana (Terra, 1995)Info
Galapagia solitaria (Scudder, 1893)Info
Gonatista grisea (Fabricius, 1793)Grizzled MantisInfo
Gonatista jaiba (Lombardo & Perez-gelabert, 2004)Info
Gonatista major (Caudell, 1912)Info
Gonatista phryganoides -> Gonatista griseaInfo
Gonatista reticulata -> Gonatista griseaInfo
Gyromantis kraussii (Saussure, 1872)Spiny Bark MantisInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hagiomantis fluminensis (Toledo Piza, 1889)Info
Hagiomantis ornata (Stoll, 1813)Info
Hagiomantis pallida (Beier, 1942)Info
Hagiomantis parva (Toledo Piza, 1889)Info
Hagiomantis superba (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Hagiomantis surinamensis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Hagiotata hofmanni (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Heterovates pardalina (Saussure, 1871)Info
Hierodula patellifera (Serville, 1839)Giant Asian MantisInfo
Hoplocorypha perplexa (Rehn, 1912)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iris fasciata ()Info
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Iris oratorius -> Iris oratoriaInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jantarimantis zherikhini (Vrsansky, 2002)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lagrecacanthops brasiliensis (Roy, 2004)Info
Lagrecacanthops guyanensis (Roy, 2004)Info
Leptomiopteryx argentina (Beier, 1930)Info
Leptomiopteryx dispar (Chopard, 1911)Info
Ligaria senegalensis (Roy, 1961)Info
Liguanea pediodromia (Rehn & Hebard, 1938)Info
Litaneutria borealis (Bruner, 1893)Info
Litaneutria longipennis (Scudder, 1872)Info
Litaneutria minor -> Yersiniops solitariaMinor ground mantisInfo
Litaneutria obscura (Scudder, 1872)Obscure ground mantisInfo
Litaneutria ocularis (Saussure, 1892)Info
Litaneutria pacifica (Scudder, 1896)Info
Litaneutria paciflca (Scudder, 1896)Info
Litaneutria skinneri (Rehn, 1907)Skinnerīs ground mantisInfo
Lithophotina costalis (Cockerell, 1914)Info
Lithophotina floccosa (T. D. A. Cockerell, 1908)Info
Liturgousa maya -> Liturgusa mayaInfo
Liturgusa actuosa (Rehn, 1951)Info
Liturgusa annulipes (Serville, 1839)Info
Liturgusa atricoxata (Beier, 1931)Info
Liturgusa cayennensis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Liturgusa charpentieri (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Liturgusa cura (Svenson, 2014)Info
Liturgusa cursor (Rehn, 1951)Info
Liturgusa fossetti (Svenson, 2014)Info
Liturgusa guyanensis (La Greca, 1939)Info
Liturgusa kirtlandi (Svenson, 2014)Info
Liturgusa lichenalis (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Liturgusa maya (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Liturgusa mesopoda (Westwood, 1889)Info
Liturgusa nubeculosa (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Liturgusa parva (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Liturgusa peruviana -> Liturgusa nubeculosaInfo
Liturgusa sinvalnetoi (Toledo Piza, 1982)Info
Liturgusa trinidadensis (Svenson, 2014)Info
Lobocneme colombiae (Hebard, 1919)Info
Lobocneme lobipes (Brunner & Redtenbacher, 1892)Info
Lobovates chopardi (Deeleman-reinhold, 1957)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromusonia conspersa (Saussure, 1870)Info
Macromusonia major (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Mantellias pubicornis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantillica beieri (Kaltenbach, 1957)Info
Mantillica nigricans (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantillica sialidea (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Mantis religiosus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Mantoida argentinae (La Greca, 1990)Info
Mantoida brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Mantoida fulgidipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantoida luteola -> Mantoida tenuisInfo
Mantoida maya (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Little Yucatan MantisInfo
Mantoida nitida (Newman, 1838)Info
Mantoida ronderosi (La Greca, 1990)Info
Mantoida schraderi (Rehn, 1951)Info
Mantoida tenuis (Perty, 1833)Info
Melliera brevipes (Beier, 1935)Info
Melliera chorotega (Rehn, 1935)Info
Melliera major (Saussure, 1872)Info
Melliera mordax (Rehn, 1935)Info
Metilia amazonica (Beier, 1930)Info
Metilia boliviana (Werner, 1927)Info
Metilia brunnerii (Saussure, 1871)Info
Miobantia aptera (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miobantia ciliata (Stål, 1860)Info
Miobantia dilata (Stål, 1860)Info
Miobantia fuscata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Miobantia nebulosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Miobantia phryganea (Saussure, 1869)Info
Miobantia rustica (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Miracanthops eseejja (Rivera, 2005)Info
Miracanthops essjja (Rivera, 2005)Info
Miracanthops lombardoi (Roy, 2004)Info
Miracanthops poulaini (Roy, 2004)Info
Musonia boliviana (Beier, 1930)Info
Musonia chocoensis (Salazar, 2002)Info
Musonia costalis (Rehn, 1920)Info
Musonia fuscescens (Chopard, 1911)Info
Musonia lineata (Chopard, 1911)Info
Musonia maculata (Beier, 1942)Info
Musonia seclusa (Rehn, 1913)Info
Musonia sexdentata (Beier, 1942)Info
Musonia surinama (Saussure, 1869)Info
Musoniella affinis (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Musoniella argentina (Saussure, 1870)Info
Musoniella brasiliensis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Musoniella chopardi (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Musoniella fragilis (Toledo Piza, 1965)Info
Musoniella ipiranga (Rehn, 1918)Info
Musoniella laevithorax (Chopard, 1916)Info
Musoniella longicauda (Toledo Piza, 1969)Info
Musoniella parva (Beier, 1935)Info
Musoniola conservatrix (Terra, 1982)Info
Musoniola dohrniana (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Musoniola plurilobata (Mello-leitao, 1937)Info
Musoniola venezuelana (Terra, 1982)Info
Musoniola vicina (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesoxypilus pseudomyrmex (Milledge, 1990)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontomantis planiceps (Giglio-tos, 1913)Asian ant mantisInfo
Oligonicella agudeloi (Salazar & Ariza In Ariza & Salazar, 2005)Info
Oligonicella bolliana (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Oligonicella brunneri (Saussure, 1871)Info
Oligonicella mexicanus (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Oligonicella punctulata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Oligonicella scudderi (Saussure, 1870)Scudderīs MantisInfo
Oligonicella striolata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Oligonicella tessellata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Oxyopsis acutipennis (Stål, 1877)Info
Oxyopsis festae (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Oxyopsis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1914)South American green mantisInfo
Oxyopsis lobeter (Rehn, 1907)Info
Oxyopsis media (Stål, 1877)Info
Oxyopsis obtusa (Stål, 1877)Info
Oxyopsis oculea (Rehn, 1920)Info
Oxyopsis peruviana (Terra, 1995)Peruvian mantisInfo
Oxyopsis rubicunda (Stoll, 1813)Info
Oxyopsis saussurei (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Oxyopsis stali (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paramusonia cubensis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Parastagmatoptera abnormis -> Parastagmatoptera flavoguttataInfo
Parastagmatoptera amazomca (Werner, 1928)Info
Parastagmatoptera concolor -> Parastagmatoptera theresopolitanaInfo
Parastagmatoptera confusa -> Parastagmatoptera pellucidaInfo
Parastagmatoptera flavoguttata (Serville, 1839)Info
Parastagmatoptera glauca (Rehn, 1920)Info
Parastagmatoptera hoorie -> Parastagmatoptera flavoguttataInfo
Parastagmatoptera pellucida (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Parastagmatoptera serricornis -> Parastagmatoptera unipunctataInfo
Parastagmatoptera simulacrum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Parastagmatoptera tessellata -> Parastagmatoptera flavoguttataInfo
Parastagmatoptera theresopolitana (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Parastagmatoptera unipunctata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Parastagmatoptera vitrepennis -> Parastagmatoptera unipunctataInfo
Parastagmatoptera zernyi (Beier, 1930)Info
Paratithrone royi (Lombardo, 1995)Info
Paroxyopsis icterica (Saussure & Zehtner, 1894)Info
Phasmomantis championi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phasmomantis sumichrasti (Saussure, 1861)Info
Phyllovates brasiliensis (Toledo Piza, 1982)Info
Phyllovates brevicollis (Orofino, Ippolito & Lombardo, 2006)Info
Phyllovates brevicornis (Stål, 1877)Info
Phyllovates chlorophaea (Blanchard, 1836)Texas unicorn mantisInfo
Phyllovates chlorophaena (Blanchard, 1836)Texas unicorn mantisInfo
Phyllovates cingulata (Drury, 1773)Info
Phyllovates cornuta (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates gracilicollis (Orofino, Ippolito & Lombardo, 2006)Info
Phyllovates iheringi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates maya -> Phyllovates chlorophaeaInfo
Phyllovates minor (Saussure, 1872)Info
Phyllovates parallela (De Haan, 1842)Info
Phyllovates parvula (Westwood, 1889)Info
Phyllovates spinicollis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates stolli (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates tripunctata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Pizaia seabrai (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Pogonogaster latens (Hebard, 1919)Info
Pogonogaster tristani (Rehn, 1918)Info
Promiopteryx fallax (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Promiopteryx granadensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Promiopteryx punctata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Promiopteryx simplex (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Promiopteryx stigmatica (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Pseudacanthops angulata (Lichtenstein, 1802)Info
Pseudacanthops caelebs (Saussure, 1869)Info
Pseudacanthops lobipes (La Greca & Lombardo, 1997)Info
Pseudacanthops spinulosa (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudomiopteryx amazonensis (Toledo Piza, 1968)Info
Pseudomiopteryx bogotensis (Saussure, 1870)Oak bark scarrerInfo
Pseudomiopteryx columbica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudomiopteryx decipiens (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudomiopteryx festae (Giglio-tos, 1898)Red oak borerInfo
Pseudomiopteryx guyanensis (Chopard, 1911)Info
Pseudomiopteryx infuscata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Pseudomiopteryx maculata (Beier, 1942)Info
Pseudomiopteryx meridana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudomiopteryx spinifrons (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudomusonia fera (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Pseudomusonia lineativentri (Stål, 1877)Info
Pseudomusonia lineativentris (Stål, 1877)Info
Pseudomusonia maculosa (Chopard, 1912)Info
Pseudomusonia maculosus (Chopard, 1912)Info
Pseudomusonia rapax (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Pseudopogonogaster iguaquensis (Carrejo & Salazar, 2002)Info
Pseudopogonogaster mirabilis (Beier, 1942)Info
Pseudopogonogaster muscosa (Salaza & Julian, 2000)Info
Pseudovates annectens -> Pseudovates toltecaInfo
Pseudovates arizonae (Hebard, 1935)Arizona Unicorn MantisInfo
Pseudovates bidens (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Pseudovates denticulata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudovates hyalostigma (Mello-leitao, 1937)Info
Pseudovates longicollis (Stål, 1877)Bamboo borerInfo
Pseudovates paraensis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Pseudovates peruviana ()Peruvian Stick MantisInfo
Pseudovates tolteca (Saussure, 1859)Info
Pseudovates townsendi (Rehn, 1904)Info
Pseudoxyops boliviana (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Pseudoxyops borelli (Giglio-tos, 1897)Info
Pseudoxyops diluta (Stoll, 1813)Info
Pseudoxyops minuta (Giglio-tos, 1914)Grape trunk borerInfo
Pseudoxyops perpulchra (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raptrix fusca -> Raptrix perspicuaInfo
Raptrix fuscata -> Raptrix perspicuaInfo
Raptrix intermedia (Lombardo & Marletta, 2004)Info
Raptrix occidentalis (Lombardo & Marletta, 2004)Info
Raptrix perspicua (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Raptrix westwoodi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Rivetina fasciata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Santanmantis axelrodi (D. Grimaldi, 2003)Info
Stagmatoptera abdominalis (Olivier, 1792)Info
Stagmatoptera binotata (Scudder, 1869)Info
Stagmatoptera biocellata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Stagmatoptera femoralis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmatoptera flavipennis (Serville, 1839)Info
Stagmatoptera hyaloptera (Perty, 1832)Argentine white-crested mantisInfo
Stagmatoptera ignota -> Stagmatoptera lunaInfo
Stagmatoptera indicator (Olivier, 1792)Info
Stagmatoptera insatiabilis -> Stagmomantis theophilaInfo
Stagmatoptera nova (Beier, 1930)Info
Stagmatoptera pia (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmatoptera praecaria (Linné, 1758)Info
Stagmatoptera praecarius -> Stagmatoptera praecariaInfo
Stagmatoptera precaria (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Stagmatoptera reimoseri (Beier, 1929)Info
Stagmatoptera septentrionalis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmatoptera supplicaria (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Stagmomantis amazonica (Jantsch, 1985)Amazon MantisInfo
Stagmomantis californica (Rehn & Hebard, 1909)California MantisInfo
Stagmomantis carolina (Johansson, 1763)Carolina mantisInfo
Stagmomantis centralis -> Stagmomantis vicinaInfo
Stagmomantis colorata (Hebard, 1922)Info
Stagmomantis domingensis (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Stagmomantis floridensis (Davis, 1919)Larger Florida MantisInfo
Stagmomantis fraterna (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmomantis gracilipes (Rehn, 1907)Arizona Tan MantisInfo
Stagmomantis hebardi (Rehn, 1935)Info
Stagmomantis heterogamia (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmomantis hoorie (Caudell, 1910)Info
Stagmomantis latipennis -> Stagmomantis limbatusInfo
Stagmomantis limbata (Hahn, 1835)Arizona MantisInfo
Stagmomantis limbatus (Hahn, 1835)Info
Stagmomantis montana (Rehn, 1935)Mountain MantisInfo
Stagmomantis montana montana (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmomantis montana sinaloae (Rehn, 1935)Info
Stagmomantis nahua (Saussure, 1869)Rustic borerInfo
Stagmomantis paraensis (Jantsch, 1985)Info
Stagmomantis parvidentata (Beier, 1931)Info
Stagmomantis sinaloae (Rehn, 1935)Info
Stagmomantis theophila (Rehn, 1904)Info
Stagmomantis venusta (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmomantis vicina (Saussure, 1870)Info
Statilia maculata (Thunberg, 1784)Ko-kamakiri {Japanese}Info
Stenophylla cornigera (Westwood, 1843)Info
Stenophylla gallardi (Roy, 2005)Info
Stenophylla lobivertex (Lombardo, 2000)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tenodera angustipennis (Saussure, 1869)SaussureInfo
Tenodera aridifolia (Stoll, 1813)Japanese Giant MantisInfo
Tenodera aridifolia sinensis (Saussure, 1871)Chinese mantidInfo
Tenodera australasiae (Leach, 1814)Purple-winged MantisInfo
Tenodera sinensis -> Tenodera aridifoliaChinese MantisInfo
Thespis exposita (Beier, 1963)Info
Thespis major (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Thespis media (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Thespis metae (Hebard, 1922)Info
Thespis pacifica (Salazar, 2002)Info
Thespis parva (Drury, 1773)Info
Thespoides bolivari (Chopard, 1916)Info
Thesprotia brasiliensis (Scudder, 1877)Brazilian Grass MantisInfo
Thesprotia brevis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotia caribea (Rehn & Hebard, 1938)Caribbean Grass MantisInfo
Thesprotia filum (Lichtenstein, 1796)Info
Thesprotia fuscipennis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Thesprotia gigas (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotia graminis (Scudder, 1877)American grass mantisInfo
Thesprotia infumata (Serville, 1839)Info
Thesprotia insolita (Rehn, 1935)Costa Rican Grass MantisInfo
Thesprotia macilenta (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Bolivian Grass MantisInfo
Thesprotia maculata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Grass mantisInfo
Thesprotia pellucida (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotia simplex (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotia subhyalina (Saussure, 1870)Info
Thesprotiella bicorniculata (Beier, 1942)Info
Thesprotiella festae (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotiella fronticornis (Chopard, 1916)Info
Thesprotiella peruana (Beier, 1935)Info
Thesprotiella similis -> Thesprotiella festaeInfo
Thrinaconyx fumosa (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Thrinaconyx fumosus (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Thrinaconyx kirschianus (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Tithrone catharinensis (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Tithrone clauseni (Jantsch, 1995)Info
Tithrone corseuili (Jantsch, 1986)Info
Tithrone corseuli (Jantsch, 1986)Info
Tithrone laeta (Lombardo, 1996)Info
Tithrone latipennis (Lombardo, 1996)Info
Tithrone major (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Tithrone roseipennis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vates amazonicus ()Info
Vates annectens -> Pseudovates toltecaInfo
Vates biplagiata (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Vates boliviana (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Vates festae (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Vates foliata (Lichtenstein, 1802)Info
Vates lobata (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Vates luxuriosa (Beier, 1958)Info
Vates multilobata (Chopard, 1910)Info
Vates obscura (Toledo Piza, 1983)Info
Vates pectinata (Saussure, 1871)Info
Vates pectinicornis (Stål, 1877)Info
Vates peruviana (Rehn, 1911)Info
Vates serraticornis (Stål, 1877)Info
Vates weyrauchi (Beier, 1958)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xystropeltis lankesteri (Rehn, 1935)Info
Xystropeltis meridionalis (Lombardo, 2000)Info
Xystropeltis quadrilobata (Terra, 1991)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Yersinia mexicana (Saussure, 1859)Info
Yersiniops newboldi (Hebard, 1931)Yersiniops newboldiiInfo
Yersiniops solitaria (Scudder, 1896)Horned ground mantisInfo
Yersiniops solitarium (Scudder, 1896)Horned ground mantisInfo
Yersiniops solitarius (Scudder, 1896)Info
Yersiniops sophronica (Rehn & Hebard, 1908)Yersinīs ground mantisInfo
Yersiniops sophronicus (Rehn & Hebard, 1908)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zoolea borellii -> Zoolea majorInfo
Zoolea gigas -> Zoolea lobipesInfo
Zoolea guerinii (Giglio-tob, 1914)Info
Zoolea lobipes (Olivier, 1792)Info
Zoolea major (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Zoolea minor (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Zoolea orba (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Zoolea orbus (Burmeister, 1838)Info
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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

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