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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, East Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Northern Territory (Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Tiwi Islands), South Australia (Adelaide), Tasmania (Northeast Tasmania), West Australia
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16640 genera, 91769 species
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Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16507 genera, 91525 species
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Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16323 genera, 90936 species
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Superorder
Australia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 80 families, 889 genera, 3670 species
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Order
Australia
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 7 families, 49 genera, 155 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
Australia
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 28 genera, 93 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Australia
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 32 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 16 Species
Jantarimantidae (Vrsansky, 2002) - 0 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 12 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 92 SpeciesMantids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
8 Families with 155 Species in Australia


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Australia
Species with ANext  
Acromantis australis (Saussure, 1871)Island MantisInfo
Amorphoscelis pellucida (Westwood, 1889)Info
Archimantis armata (Wood-mason, 1877)Info
Archimantis armatus (Wood-mason, 1877)Info
Archimantis brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Archimantis gracilis (Milledge, 1997)Info
Archimantis latistyla (Serville, 1838)Large Brown MantisInfo
Archimantis latistyla latistyla ()Info
Archimantis minor -> Archimantis sobrinaInfo
Archimantis monstrosa (Wood-mason, 1878)Monster MantisInfo
Archimantis quinquelobata (Tepper, 1905)Info
Archimantis sobrina (Saussure, 1872)Large Brown MantidInfo
Archimantis straminea (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Archimantis vittata (Milledge, 1997)Info
Austromantis albomarginata -> Pseudomantis albomarginataInfo
Austrovates variegata (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bolbe lowi (La Greca, 1969)Info
Bolbe maia (Tindale, 1923)Info
Bolbe nigra (Giglio-tos, 1915)Black ground mantidInfo
Bolbe pallida (Tindale, 1923)Info
Bolbe pygmaea (Saussure, 1871)Brown Ground MantisInfo
Bolbe pygmea -> Bolbe pygmaeaInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calofulcinia australis (La Greca, 1966)Info
Calofulcinia oxynata (La Greca, 1969)Info
Calofulcinia oxynota (La Greca, 1969)Info
Calofulcinia paraoxypila (Tindale, 1930)Info
Ciulfina annecharlotteae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina baldersoni (Ginn & Holwell In Holwell, Ginn & Herberstein, 2007)Info
Ciulfina biseriata (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ciulfina herbersteinae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina ianrichardi (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina klassi (Ginn & Holwell, 2007)Info
Ciulfina liturgusa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ciulfina rentzi (Ginn & Holwell In Holwell, Ginn & Herberstein, 2007)Info
Ciulfina terrymariceae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Cliomantis cornuta (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Cliomantis dispar (Tindale, 1923)Info
Cliomantis lateralis (Hinton, 1939)Info
Cliomantis obscura (Hinton, 1939)Info
Coenomantis kraussiana (Saussure, 1872)Info
Coenomantis melanoptera -> Coenomantis kraussianaInfo
Compsothespis australiensis (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Corthylomantis baldersoni (Milledge, 1997)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deiphobe australiana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Euchomenella finoti -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geothespis australis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Gonatistella nigropicta (Westwood, 1889)Info
Gyromantis kraussi -> Gyromantis kraussiiSpiny Bark MantisInfo
Gyromantis kraussii (Saussure, 1872)Spiny Bark MantisInfo
Gyromantis occidentalis (Sjöstedt, 1918)Eastern Bark MantisInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hierodula atricoxis -> Tamolanica atricoxisHooded horrorInfo
Hierodula atricoxis atricoxis (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Hierodula atricoxis grandis (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula coarctata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula fuscescens (Blanchard, 1853)Hubbard´s cave beetleInfo
Hierodula majuscula (Tindale, 1923)Info
Hierodula patellifera (Serville, 1839)Giant Asian MantisInfo
Hierodula pustulifera (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Hierodula sternosticta (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula sternosticta sternosticta (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula trimaculata -> Zopheromantis loripesInfo
Hierodula venosa (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hierodula werneri (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ima fusca (Tindale, 1924)Grey treerunnerInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kongobatha diademata (Hebard, 1920)Snake mantidInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis octospilota (Westwood, 1889)Blackbarred MantidInfo
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Metoxypilus costalis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Metoxypilus lobifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Metoxypilus spinosus -> Metoxypilus costalisInfo
Miomantis caffra -> Miomantis monachaSouth African mantisInfo
Myrmecomantis atra (Giglio-tos, 1913)Ant MantisInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nanomantis australis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Neomantis australis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Netwinged mantidInfo
Neomantis hyalina (Tindale, 1924)Info
Nesoxypilus albomaculatus (Werner, 1933)Info
Nesoxypilus pseudomyrmex (Milledge, 1990)Info
Notomantis brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Notomantis chlorophana (Tindale, 1923)Info
Nullabora flavoguttata (Tindale, 1923)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthodera australiana (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Orthodera burmeisteri (Wood-mason, 1889)Burmeister mantidInfo
Orthodera gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Orthodera gunnii (Le Guillou, 1841)Info
Orthodera ministralis (Fabricius, 1775)Australian Green MantisInfo
Orthodera ministralis ministralis ()Info
Orthodera novaezealandiae (Colenso, 1882)New Zealand mantisInfo
Orthodera rubrocoxata (Serville, 1839)Info
Orthoderina fergusoniana (Werner, 1933)Info
Orthoderina straminea (Sjöstedt, 1918)Slender green mantidInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paraoxypilus armatus (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Paraoxypilus distinctus (Beier, 1929)Info
Paraoxypilus flavifemur (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Paraoxypilus insularis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Paraoxypilus kimberleyensis (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Paraoxypilus laticollis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Paraoxypilus verreauxii (Saussure, 1870)Info
Phthersigena centralis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Phthersigena conspersa (Stål, 1871)Info
Phthersigena insularis (Beier, 1965)Info
Phthersigena melania (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena minor (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Phthersigena nebulosa (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Phthersigena pallidifemur (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena unicornis (Tindale, 1923)Timor Unicorn MantisInfo
Phthersigena unicornis pallidifemur (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena unicornis unicornis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Platycalymma latipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Podocanthus typhon (Gray, 1835)Pink Winged PhasmaInfo
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (Stål, 1860)False garden mantidInfo
Pseudomantis albomarginata (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Pseudomantis dimorpha (Werner, 1911)Info
Pseudomantis hartmeyeri (Werner, 1912)Info
Pseudomantis victorina (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodomantis carinicollis -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Rhodomantis disparilis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Rhodomantis gracilis -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Rhodomantis helenae (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis kimberley (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis macula (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis microptera (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis mitchell (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis napier (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis pulchella (Tepper, 1904)Sugar maple borerInfo
Rhodomantis pulchellus (Tepper, 1904)Info
Rhodomantis queenslandica (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Rhodomantis rentzi (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhombodera extensicollis (Serville, 1839)Giant shield mantisInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scolodera pardalotus (Milledge, 1989)Info
Shodropoda tristis (Saussure, 1871)Burying MantisInfo
Sphodropoda dentifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Sphodropoda lepida (Milledge, 2005)Info
Sphodropoda loripes (Tindale, 1923)Info
Sphodropoda mjoebergi (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Sphodropoda moesta -> Sphodropoda tristisInfo
Sphodropoda quinquedens (Mac Leay, 1827)Info
Sphodropoda tristis (Saussure, 1871)Burying mantisInfo
Sphodropoda viridis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Stenomantis novaeguineae (De Haan, 1842)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tamolanica atricoxis (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Tenodera australasiae (Leach, 1814)Purple-winged MantisInfo
Tenodera blanchardi (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tenodera bokiana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Tenodera costalis (Blanchard, 1853)Info
Tenodera fasciata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Tenodera intermedia -> Orthodera novaezealandiaeBanded alder borerInfo
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Thespis disparilis -> Rhodomantis disparilisInfo
Toxoderella fortnumi (Westwood, 1889)Info
Trachymantis dentifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Trachymantis obesa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zopheromantis loripes (Tindale, 1923)Info
155 Species in Mantodea for Australia listed
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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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