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Distribution path and Subregions of Central Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa
Subregions: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Congo basin, Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Central Africa
Class
Central Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 528 families, 8830 genera, 46588 species
Tree
Subclass
Central Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 521 families, 8798 genera, 46537 species
Tree
Infraclass
Central Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 505 families, 8694 genera, 46078 species
Tree
Superorder
Central Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 68 families, 831 genera, 2685 species
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Order
Central Africa
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 11 families, 105 genera, 395 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
Central Africa
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 65 genera, 239 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Central Africa
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 26 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 7 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 8 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 58 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 15 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 9 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 181 SpeciesMantids
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 3 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 72 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
11 Families with 395 Species in Central Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Central Africa
Species with ANext  
Achlaena grandis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Achlaenella adolphifrederici (Rehn, 1914)Info
Agrionopsis congica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Agrionopsis distanti (Kirby, 1899)Info
Agrionopsis modesta (Werner, 1908)Info
Alalomantis coxalis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Alalomantis muta (Wood-mason, 1889)Cameroon MantisInfo
Amorphoscelis angolica (Beier, 1969)Info
Amorphoscelis elegans (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis gnffini ()Info
Amorphoscelis griffini (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis grisea (Giglio-tos, 1931)Info
Amorphoscelis lamottei (Roy, 1963)Info
Amorphoscelis laxeretis (Karsch, 1894)Info
Amorphoscelis machadoi (Beier, 1969)Info
Amorphoscelis morini (Roy, 2013)Info
Amorphoscelis nubeculosa (Werner, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis opaca (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis pulchella (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis pulchra (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis punctata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis tigrina (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis villiersi (Roy, 1984)Info
Amphecostephanus rex (Rehn, 1912)Info
Anasigerpes amieti (Roy, 1963)Info
Anasigerpes bifasciata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anasigerpes centralis (Roy, 1966)Info
Anasigerpes grilloti (Roy, 1978)Info
Anasigerpes heydeni (Werner, 1908)Info
Anasigerpes nigripes (Roy, 1964)Info
Anoplosigerpes tessmanni (Beier, 1933)Info
Apterocorypha atra (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ariusia conspersa (Stål, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belomantis helenae (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Blepharodes candelarius (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Blepharodes parumspinosus (Beier, 1930)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Bolbena hottentotta (Karny, 1908)Hottentot mantisInfo
Bolbira congica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bolbira katangica ()Info
Bolbira lacualis ()Info
Bolivaroscelis bolivarii (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Bolivaroscelis carinata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Bolivaroscelis werneri (Roy, 1962)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis rourei (Chopard, 1941)Info
Calidomantis bosia -> Miomantis brunniInfo
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 jeanneli (Chopard, 1938)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Cataspilota calabarica (Westwood, 1889)Info
Cataspilota lolodorfana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Caudatoscelis annulipes (Karsch, 1892)Info
Caudatoscelis caudata (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Caudatoscelis collarti (Roy, 1964)Info
Chiropacha gilvus ()Info
Chiropacha saussurei ()Info
Chiropacha smithi ()Info
Chlidonoptera lestoni (Roy & Leston, 1975)Info
Chlidonoptera vexillum (Karsch, 1892)Info
Chloroharpax modesta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Nigerian Flower MantisInfo
Chopardentella royi (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Chrysomantis cachani (Roy, 1964)Info
Chrysomantis centralis -> Chrysomantis speciosaInfo
Chrysomantis cervoides -> Chrysomantis speciosaZaire RiverInfo
Chrysomantis congica (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Chrysomantis speciosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Congoharpax aberrans (Roy, 1963)Info
Congoharpax boulardi (Roy, 1972)Info
Congoharpax coiffaiti (Roy, 1972)Info
Congomantis femoralis (Werner, 1929)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylopteryx flexuosa (Karsch, 1892)Info
Dactylopteryx intermedia (Beier, 1963)Info
Danuria angolensis -> Danuria barbozaeInfo
Danuria barbozae (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Danuria buchholzi (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Danuria gracilis (Schulthess-schindler, 1899)Info
Danuria kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Deromantis limbalicollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Dorymantis congica (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Entella angolensis (Beier, 1937)Info
Entella angolica (Beier, 1969)Info
Entella congica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella gaerdesi -> Entella vitticepsInfo
Entella machadoi (Beier, 1969)Info
Entella obscura (Beier, 1969)Info
Entella personata (Beier, 1954)Info
Entella stegmanni (Rehn, 1914)Info
Episcopomantis chalybea (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Episcopomantis congica (Roy, 1968)Info
Epitenodera brevipennis ()Info
Epitenodera capitata (De Saussure, 1869)Info
Epitenodera herbacea (Serville, 1839)Info
Epitenodera houyi (Werner, 1928)Info
Epitenodera nimbana ()Info
Eremiaphila bifasciata (Chopard, 1940)Info
Eremiaphila bovei (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila foureaui (Bolivar, 1905)Info
Eremiaphila laeviceps (Chopard, 1934)Info
Eremiaphila reticulata (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila spinulosa (Krauss, 1893)Info
Eremiaphila typhon (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila zolotarevskyi (Chopard, 1940)Anubis mantisInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus affinis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus buettneri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus damaranus -> Onychogalepsus damaranusInfo
Galepsus globiceps (Beier, 1942)Info
Galepsus konakrynus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus laticeps -> Galepsus affinisInfo
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Galinthias occidentalis (Beier, 1930)Info
Galinthias occidentals ()Info
Gigliotoscelis simulans (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Gonypetella australis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gonypetella deletrix (Rehn, 1927)Info
Gonypetella infumata (Saussure, 1872)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjaricaInfo
Gonypetella punctata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gonypetella similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjaricaInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalomantis minima (Werner, 1906)Info
Hapalomantis rhombochir (Werner, 1908)Info
Hemiempusa capensis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Heterochaeta bernardii (Roy, 1972)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Heterochaeta pantherina (Saussure, 1872)Info
Heterochaeta reticulata (Roy, 1976)Info
Heterochaeta tenuipes -> Heterochaeta occidentalisInfo
Hierodula scutata -> Rhomboderella scutataInfo
Hoplocorypha boviformis (Rehn, 1912)Info
Hoplocorypha cacomana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha congica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha garuana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Twig prunerInfo
Hoplocorypha hamulifera (Beier, 1954)Info
Hoplocorypha lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha narocana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha nigra (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha perplexa (Rehn, 1912)Info
Hoplocorypha rapax (Saussure, 1881)Info
Hoplocorypha wittei (Beier, 1954)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Idolomorpha sagitta (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Iris deserti (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Iris senegalensis (Beier, 1931)Info
Ischnomantis fatiloqua (Stal, 1856)Info
Ischnomantis flavescens (Chopard, 1940)Info
Ischnomantis gigas (Saussure, 1870)Info
Ischnomantis werneri (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia beieri (Roy, 1972)Info
Junodia congicus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Junodia lameyi (Beier, 1942)Info
Junodia spinosa (Roy, 1972)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola fragilis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Leptocola gracillima (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Leptocola seriepunctata (Karsch, 1892)Info
Leptocola stanleyana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Leptosibylla gracilis (Roy, 1996)Info
Ligaria culicivora (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligariella diabolica (Beier, 1969)Info
Ligentella lacualis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligentella zairensis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macracanthopus costalis (Werner, 1909)Info
Macracanthopus schoutedeii ()Info
Macracanthopus seydeli (Roy, 1995)Info
Macrodanuria elongata (Borre, 1883)Info
Maculatoscelis ascalaphoides (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Mantis beieri (Roy, 1999)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis insignis (Beier, 1954)Info
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Miomantis acuticeps (Beier, 1969)Info
Miomantis acutipes ()Info
Miomantis brevipennis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Miomantis brunni (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis ciprianii (La Greca, 1939)Info
Miomantis coxalis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis devylderi (Sjostedt, 1924)Info
Miomantis diademata (Werner, 1916)Info
Miomantis exilis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis fenestrata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Miomantis griffinii (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis helenae (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Miomantis milmilena (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis misana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis moerana (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis multipunctata (Werner, 1915)Info
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis prasina (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Miomantis preussi (Karsch, 1892)Info
Miomantis quadripunctata (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis scabricollis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Miomantis steelae (Uvarov, 1935)Info
Miomantis togana ()Info
Miomantis wittei (Beier, 1954)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negromantis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Negromantis lutescens (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Negromantis modesta (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Nilomantis edmundsi (Roy & Leston, 1975)Info
Nilomantis floweri (Werner, 1907)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis sigma (Rehn, 1949)Info
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Onychogalepsus bioculatus ()Info
Onychogalepsus bispinosus ()Info
Onychogalepsus centralis ()Info
Onychogalepsus damaranus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Onychogalepsus decipiens (Beier, 1950)Info
Onychogalepsus fallaciosus ()Info
Onychogalepsus fumipennis ()Info
Onychogalepsus machadoi ()Info
Onychogalepsus meridionalis ()Info
Onychogalepsus pentheri ()Info
Onychogalepsus schwetzi ()Info
Onychogalepsus transvaalensis ()Info
Onychogalepsus wittei ()Info
Otomantis capirica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Otomantis casaica (Beier, 1934)Tooth Cave Ground BeetleInfo
Oxyelaea elegans (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Oxyothespis acuticeps (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Oxyothespis meridionalis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Firtree borerInfo
Oxyothespis nilotica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxyothespis nilotica nilotica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxyothespis senegalensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Oxypiloidea centrafricana (Roy, 2013)Info
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypilus cherlonneixi (Roy, 1999)Info
Oxypilus descampsi (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus enei (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus falcatus (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus guentheri (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus polyacantha (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panurgica basilewskyi (La Greca, 1954)Info
Panurgica compressicollis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Panurgica duplex (Karsch, 1896)Info
Panurgica feae (Griffini, 1907)Info
Panurgica fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Panurgica langi (Rehn, 1949)Info
Panurgica rehni (La Greca, 1954)Info
Paracilnia neavei (Werner, 1909)Info
Paragalepsus gestri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Paragalepsus gestri gestri ()Info
Paragalepsus gestri vrydaghi (Beier, 1957)Info
Paragalepsus nigericus (Beier, 1930)Info
Paragalepsus vrydaghi (Beier, 1957)Info
Paramantis natalensis (Stal, 1856)Info
Paramantis nyassana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis prasina (Audinet-serville, 1839)Info
Paramantis sacra (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Paramantis togana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis victoriana (Werner, 1908)Info
Paramantis viridis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Paramorphoscelis gondokorensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Parasphendale stali (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Parentella benguelae (Saussure, 1869)Info
Parentella major (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Paroxyophthalmus collaris (Saussure, 1872)Info
Phyllocrania insignis -> Phyllocrania paradoxaInfo
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plistospilota camerunensis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota congica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota insignis (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Plistospilota mabirica (Giglio-tos, 1917)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
Polyspilota pavani (La Greca, 1966)Info
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 congica (Beier, 1942)Info
Prohierodula flavipennis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Prohierodula grassei (Roy, 1965)Info
Prohierodula laticollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Prohierodula lineata (Roy, 1967)Info
Prohierodula mundamensis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Prohierodula nigrispinis (Roy, 1967)Info
Prohierodula ornatipennis (Bolivar, 1893)Info
Prohierodula picta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Prohierodula viridimarginata (La Greca, 1956)Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Stål, 1871)Walhbergi´s Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudogalepsus dispar (Werner, 1907)Info
Pseudogalepsus inermis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Pseudogalepsus modestior (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Pseudoharpax centralis ()Info
Pseudoharpax dubius (La Greca, 1954)Info
Pseudoharpax francoisi (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Pseudoharpax ugandanus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudoharpax virescens (Serville, 1839)Gambian Spotted-eye Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens centralis (La Greca, 1954)Info
Pseudoharpax virescens virescens (Serville, 1839)Info
Pseudostagmatoptera infuscata (Roy, 1973)Info
Pyrgomantis bisignata (Beier, 1957)Info
Pyrgomantis congica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata fasciata ()Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata longissima (Beier, 1957)Info
Pyrgomantis jonesi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Pyrgomantis longissima (Beier, 1957)Info
Pyrgomantis mitrata (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis nana (Sjostedt, 1924)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis runifera (Beier, 1957)Info
Pyrgomantis signatifrons (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis wellmanni (Rehn, 1912)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhomboderella gabonica (Roy, 1973)Info
Rhomboderella parmata (La Greca, 1955)Info
Rhomboderella scutata (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Rhomboderella thorectes (Rehn, 1949)Info
Rivetina baetica tenuidentata (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina tenuidentata ()Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solygia sulcatifrons (Serville, 1839)Info
Sphodromantis annobonensis (Llorente, 1967)Info
Sphodromantis balachowskyi (La Greca, 1967)Sphodromantis belachowskiInfo
Sphodromantis biocellata (Werner, 1906)Info
Sphodromantis centralis (Rehn, 1914)African MantisInfo
Sphodromantis congica (Beier, 1931)Congo MantisInfo
Sphodromantis elegans (Sjöstedt, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis elongata (La Greca, 1969)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis gracilicollis (Beier, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis gracilicollis centroccidentalis (Roy, 2010)Info
Sphodromantis hyalina (La Greca, 1955)Info
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 (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis occidentalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Stenopyga belinga (Roy, 1973)Info
Stenopyga extera (Karsch, 1892)Info
Stenopyga ipassa (Roy, 1973)Info
Stenopyga tenera (Werner, 1908)Info
Stenopyga ziela (Roy, 1963)Info
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Tarachina congica (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachina occidentalis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Tarachina rammei (Werner, 1928)Info
Tarachina seriepunctata (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachodella monticola (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes brevipennis (Werner, 1915)Info
Tarachodes chopardii ()Info
Tarachodes dives (Saussure, 1869)Info
Tarachodes feae (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes gibber (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachodes insidiator (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Tarachodes kibwezianus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes lucubrans (Burchell, 1822)Info
Tarachodes maurus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes obscuripennis (Chopard, 1940)Info
Tarachodes pilosipes -> Chiropacha smithiAntelope brush girdlerInfo
Tarachodes pujoli (Roy, 2002)Tarachodes cleInfo
Tarachodes pujoli sanctus ()Info
Tarachodes rotundiceps (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes sanctus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes sanctus kibwezianus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes severini (Werner, 1915)Info
Tarachodes sjostedti -> Chiropacha smithiInfo
Taumantis cephalotes (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Telomantis robusta (Beier, 1950)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella aurivillii (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Theopompella congica (Rehn, 1949)Info
Theopompella elegans (La Greca & Lombardo, 1993)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella heterochroa (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Theopompella pallida (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Theopompella westwoodi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Tismomorpha cherlonneixi (Roy, 1995)Info
Tismomorpha inexpectata (La Greca, 1966)Info
Tismomorpha vitripennis (Bolivar, 1908)Info
395 Species in Mantodea for Central Africa 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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