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Distribution path and Subregions of Brazil (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Brazil
Subregions: Northeast Brazil (Pernambuco), Southeast Brazil (Espirito Santo, São Paulo)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Brazil
Class
Brazil
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 644 families, 10928 genera, 55341 species
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Subclass
Brazil
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 638 families, 10912 genera, 55316 species
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Infraclass
Brazil
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 592 families, 10683 genera, 54570 species
Tree
Superorder
Brazil
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 73 families, 632 genera, 2017 species
Tree
Order
Brazil
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 8 families, 62 genera, 242 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
Brazil
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     3 families, 23 genera, 121 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Brazil
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 37 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 5 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 14 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 102 SpeciesMantids
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 6 Species
Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 64 Species
8 Families with 242 Species in Brazil


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Brazil
Species with ANext  
Acanthops amazonica -> Metilia amazonicaInfo
Acanthops erosula (Stal, 1877)Info
Acanthops falcata (Stal, 1877)Boxer MantisInfo
Acanthops falcataria (Goeze, 1778)South American Dead Leaf MantisInfo
Acanthops parva (Beier, 1941)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 concinna (Perty, 1832)Info
Acontiothespis cordillerae (Saussure, 1869)Info
Acontiothespis eximia (Pascoe, 1882)Info
Acontiothespis festae (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Acontiothespis maroniensis ()Info
Acontiothespis mexicana ()Info
Acontiothespis piracicabensis (Piza, 1964)Info
Acontiothespis quadrimaculata ()Info
Acontiothespis semirufa (Westwood, 1889)Info
Acontiothespis travassosi (Jantsch, 1986)Info
Acontista concinna (Perty, 1833)Info
Acontista festae -> Acontiothespis festaeInfo
Anamiopteryx borellii (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anamiopteryx grandis (Beier, 1935)Info
Anamiopteryx tuberculata (Rehn, 1920)Info
Angela armata (De Hann, 1842)Info
Angela guianensis (Rehn, 1906)Info
Angela lemoulti (Chopard, 1910)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
Species with BBack  Next  Top
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 werneri (Chopard, 1913)Info
Bantiella columbina (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bantiella hyalina (Beier, 1942)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callibia diana (Stoll, 1813)Info
Callimantis antillarum (Saussure, 1859)Info
Calopteromantis terrai (Jantsch, 1994)Info
Chaeteessa caudata (Saussure, 1871)Info
Chaeteessa filata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Chaeteessa nana (Jantsch, 1995)Info
Chaeteessa valida (Perty, 1833)Info
Chloromiopteryx thalassina (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Choeradodis laticollis -> Choeradodis rhomboideaInfo
Choeradodis rhombicollis (Latreille, 1833)Peruvian Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis rhomboidea (Stoll, 1813)Tropical Shield MantisInfo
Choeradodis stalii (Wood-mason, 1880)Tropical Shield MantisInfo
Coptopteryx argentina (Burmeister, 1864)Info
Coptopteryx claraziana (Saussure, 1869)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 magna (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx parva (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Coptopteryx precaria (Toledo Piza, 1966)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 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
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
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hagiomantis fluminensis (Toledo Piza, 1889)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
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lagrecacanthops brasiliensis (Roy, 2004)Info
Leptomiopteryx argentina (Beier, 1930)Info
Leptomiopteryx dispar (Chopard, 1911)Info
Liturgusa annulipes (Serville, 1839)Info
Liturgusa cayennensis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Liturgusa charpentieri (Giglio-tos, 1927)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
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromusonia conspersa (Saussure, 1870)Info
Macromusonia major (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Mantellias pubicornis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantillica nigricans (Westwood, 1889)Info
Mantillica sialidea (Westwood, 1889)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 tenuis (Perty, 1833)Info
Melliera major (Saussure, 1872)Info
Metilia amazonica (Beier, 1930)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
Musonia costalis (Rehn, 1920)Info
Musonia maculata (Beier, 1942)Info
Musonia sexdentata (Beier, 1942)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
Musoniola plurilobata (Mello-leitao, 1937)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
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 rubicunda (Stoll, 1813)Info
Oxyopsis saussurei (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Oxyopsis stali (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
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 tessellata -> Parastagmatoptera flavoguttataInfo
Parastagmatoptera theresopolitana (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Parastagmatoptera unipunctata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Parastagmatoptera zernyi (Beier, 1930)Info
Paratithrone royi (Lombardo, 1995)Info
Paroxyopsis icterica (Saussure & Zehtner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates brasiliensis (Toledo Piza, 1982)Info
Phyllovates brevicornis (Stål, 1877)Info
Phyllovates chlorophaea (Blanchard, 1836)Texas unicorn mantisInfo
Phyllovates cingulata (Drury, 1773)Info
Phyllovates iheringi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates minor (Saussure, 1872)Info
Phyllovates parallela (De Haan, 1842)Info
Phyllovates parvula (Westwood, 1889)Info
Phyllovates spinicollis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Phyllovates tripunctata (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Pizaia seabrai (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Promiopteryx fallax (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Promiopteryx granadensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Promiopteryx simplex (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Promiopteryx stigmatica (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Pseudacanthops caelebs (Saussure, 1869)Info
Pseudacanthops spinulosa (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudomiopteryx amazonensis (Toledo Piza, 1968)Info
Pseudomiopteryx bogotensis (Saussure, 1870)Oak bark scarrerInfo
Pseudomiopteryx guyanensis (Chopard, 1911)Info
Pseudomiopteryx infuscata (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Pseudomiopteryx meridana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudomiopteryx spinifrons (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudovates bidens (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Pseudovates denticulata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Pseudovates hyalostigma (Mello-leitao, 1937)Info
Pseudovates paraensis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Pseudovates tolteca (Saussure, 1859)Info
Pseudoxyops boliviana (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Pseudoxyops diluta (Stoll, 1813)Info
Pseudoxyops perpulchra (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raptrix fusca -> Raptrix perspicuaInfo
Raptrix intermedia (Lombardo & Marletta, 2004)Info
Raptrix perspicua (Fabricius, 1787)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 indicator (Olivier, 1792)Info
Stagmatoptera nova (Beier, 1930)Info
Stagmatoptera pia (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Stagmatoptera praecaria (Linné, 1758)Info
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 paraensis (Jantsch, 1985)Info
Stenophylla cornigera (Westwood, 1843)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thespis parva (Drury, 1773)Info
Thesprotia brasiliensis (Scudder, 1877)Brazilian Grass MantisInfo
Thesprotia fuscipennis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Thesprotia gigas (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Thesprotia infumata (Serville, 1839)Info
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
Thrinaconyx fumosa (Saussure & Zehntner, 1894)Info
Tithrone catharinensis (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Tithrone major (Toledo Piza, 1961)Info
Tithrone roseipennis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vates amazonicus ()Info
Vates biplagiata (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Vates festae (Giglio-tos, 1914)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
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xystropeltis quadrilobata (Terra, 1991)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zoolea guerinii (Giglio-tob, 1914)Info
Zoolea lobipes (Olivier, 1792)Info
Zoolea minor (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Zoolea orba (Burmeister, 1838)Info
242 Species in Mantodea for Brazil 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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