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Distribution path and Subregions of Botswana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Botswana
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Botswana
Class
Botswana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 212 families, 1379 genera, 3005 species
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Subclass
Botswana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 211 families, 1378 genera, 3001 species
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Infraclass
Botswana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 198 families, 1324 genera, 2859 species
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Superorder
Botswana
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 21 families, 97 genera, 140 species
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Order
Botswana
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 4 families, 21 genera, 31 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
Botswana
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 15 genera, 23 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Botswana
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 21 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 7 Species
4 Families with 31 Species in Botswana


Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Botswana
Antistia maculipennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Bisanthe menyharthi raggei (Kaltenbach, 1994)Info
Bisanthe pulchripennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Bisanthe raggei ()Info
Cilnia chopardi (Werner, 1927)Info
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Episcopomantis chalybea (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Galepsus damaranus -> Onychogalepsus damaranusInfo
Galepsus femoratus -> Onychogalepsus femoratusInfo
Galepsus lenticularis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjaricaInfo
Gonypetella similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjaricaInfo
Harpagomantis tricolor (Linné, 1758)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Ligaria aberrans (Karny, 1908)Info
Ligaria affinis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria brevicollis ignota (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria ignota ()Info
Ligariella trigonalis (Saussure, 1899)Info
Miomantis exilis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Oxyothespis meridionalis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Firtree borerInfo
Oxypiloidea subcornuta (Westwood, 1889)Info
Parentella laticollis (Karny, 1908)Info
Pyrgomantis rhodesica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Tarachodes circuliferoides (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Zouza radiosa (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
31 Species in Mantodea for Botswana listed
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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