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Distribution path and Subregions of Cameroon (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Cameroon
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Cameroon
Class
Cameroon
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 359 families, 4161 genera, 14234 species
Tree
Subclass
Cameroon
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 357 families, 4157 genera, 14229 species
Tree
Infraclass
Cameroon
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 344 families, 4087 genera, 14034 species
Tree
Superorder
Cameroon
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 37 families, 425 genera, 895 species
Tree
Order
Cameroon
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 65 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
Cameroon
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 43 genera, 102 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Cameroon
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 14 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 28 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 6 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 7 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 74 SpeciesMantids
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 3 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 20 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
9 Families with 155 Species in Cameroon


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Cameroon
Species with ANext  
Achlaena grandis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Alalomantis muta (Wood-mason, 1889)Cameroon MantisInfo
Amorphoscelis gnffini ()Info
Amorphoscelis griffini (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis grisea (Giglio-tos, 1931)Info
Amorphoscelis nubeculosa (Werner, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis opaca (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis pulchra (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis punctata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis tigrina (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Anasigerpes bifasciata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anasigerpes heydeni (Werner, 1908)Info
Anoplosigerpes tessmanni (Beier, 1933)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bolivaroscelis bolivarii (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Bolivaroscelis carinata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Bolivaroscelis werneri (Roy, 1962)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calospilota armicollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Calospilota calabarica (Westwood, 1889)Info
Calospilota lolodorfana ()Info
Calospilota pulchra ()Info
Calospilota tristis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Catasigerpes camerunensis -> Catasigerpes margarethaeInfo
Catasigerpes congicus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Cataspilota calabarica (Westwood, 1889)Info
Cataspilota lolodorfana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Chiropacha gilvus ()Info
Chiropacha saussurei ()Info
Chlidonoptera lestoni (Roy & Leston, 1975)Info
Chlidonoptera vexillum (Karsch, 1892)Info
Chloroharpax modesta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Nigerian Flower MantisInfo
Congoharpax aberrans (Roy, 1963)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylopteryx flexuosa (Karsch, 1892)Info
Dactylopteryx intermedia (Beier, 1963)Info
Danuria buchholzi (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Deromantis limbalicollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Epitenodera herbacea (Serville, 1839)Info
Epitenodera houyi (Werner, 1928)Info
Epitenodera nimbana ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus affinis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus buettneri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus globiceps (Beier, 1942)Info
Galepsus konakrynus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus laticeps -> Galepsus affinisInfo
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Galinthias occidentalis (Beier, 1930)Info
Galinthias occidentals ()Info
Gigliotoscelis simulans (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Gonypetella punctata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalomantis rhombochir (Werner, 1908)Info
Heterochaeta bernardii (Roy, 1972)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Heterochaeta tenuipes -> Heterochaeta occidentalisInfo
Hoplocorypha garuana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Twig prunerInfo
Hoplocorypha rapax (Saussure, 1881)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Ischnomantis gigas (Saussure, 1870)Info
Ischnomantis werneri (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia lameyi (Beier, 1942)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola gracillima (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Leptocola stanleyana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Leptosibylla gracilis (Roy, 1996)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodanuria elongata (Borre, 1883)Info
Maculatoscelis ascalaphoides (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Miomantis diademata (Werner, 1916)Info
Miomantis milmilena (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis misana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis preussi (Karsch, 1892)Info
Miomantis steelae (Uvarov, 1935)Info
Miomantis togana ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negromantis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Negromantis lutescens (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Negromantis modesta (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis sigma (Rehn, 1949)Info
Onychogalepsus pentheri ()Info
Otomantis capirica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Oxyothespis senegalensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Oxypilus enei (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus falcatus (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus guentheri (Roy, 1966)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panurgica compressicollis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Panurgica duplex (Karsch, 1896)Info
Panurgica feae (Griffini, 1907)Info
Panurgica fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Paragalepsus gestri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Paragalepsus gestri gestri ()Info
Paragalepsus nigericus (Beier, 1930)Info
Paramantis natalensis (Stal, 1856)Info
Paramantis sacra (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Paramantis togana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis victoriana (Werner, 1908)Info
Paramantis viridis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Parentella major (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Phyllocrania insignis -> Phyllocrania paradoxaInfo
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plistospilota camerunensis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota insignis (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Plistospilota maxima (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota nigerica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota validissima (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Polyspilota griffinii (Giglio-tos, 1911)Griffin MantisInfo
Popa spurca -> Popa undataAfrican twig mantisInfo
Popa spurca spurca (Stal, 1856)Info
Popa undata ()Info
Presibylla elegans (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Presibylla speciosa (Roy, 1996)Info
Prohierodula brunnea (La Greca, 1956)Info
Prohierodula flavipennis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Prohierodula laticollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Prohierodula mundamensis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Prohierodula picta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudogalepsus dispar (Werner, 1907)Info
Pseudoharpax francoisi (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Pseudoharpax virescens (Serville, 1839)Gambian Spotted-eye Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens virescens (Serville, 1839)Info
Pseudostagmatoptera infuscata (Roy, 1973)Info
Pyrgomantis jonesi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solygia sulcatifrons (Serville, 1839)Info
Sphodromantis biocellata (Werner, 1906)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Sphodromantis lineola pinguis (Roy, 1968)Info
Sphodromantis occidentalis -> Sphodromantis gastricaInfo
Sphodromantis pavonina (La Greca, 1955)Info
Sphodromantis pinguis ()Info
Sphodromantis viridis occidentalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Stenopyga extera (Karsch, 1892)Info
Stenopyga tenera (Werner, 1908)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tarachina occidentalis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Tarachina rammei (Werner, 1928)Info
Tarachodella monticola (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes maurus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes rotundiceps (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes severini (Werner, 1915)Info
Taumantis cephalotes (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella aurivillii (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella heterochroa (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Theopompella pallida (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Theopompella westwoodi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Tismomorpha inexpectata (La Greca, 1966)Info
Tismomorpha vitripennis (Bolivar, 1908)Info
155 Species in Mantodea for Cameroon 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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