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Distribution path and Subregions of Continents (More Checklists)
Path: Continents
Subregions: Africa (Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa), America (Caribbean, Central America, North America, South America), Eurasia (Asia, Caucasus, Europe, Russia), Oceania (Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Continents
Class
Continents
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2100 families, 95549 genera, 1034391 species
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Subclass
Continents
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2027 families, 94713 genera, 1032409 species
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Infraclass
Continents
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1750 families, 92746 genera, 1022055 species
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Superorder
Continents
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 312 families, 7812 genera, 46074 species
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Order
Continents
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 23 families, 442 genera, 2668 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
Continents
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     3 families, 232 genera, 1616 species

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Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Continents
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 89 Species
Ambermantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 103 Species
Amorphoscelididae (Stål, 1877) -> Amorphoscelidae - 0 Species
Baissomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1993) - 2 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 14 Species
Cretomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1994) - 2 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 28 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 82 Species
Gryllomantidae (Gorochov, 2006) - 7 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 276 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 132 Species
Jantarimantidae (Vrsansky, 2002) - 1 Species
Juramantidae (Vrsansky, 2002) - 1 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 82 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1330 SpeciesMantids
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 10 Species
Metallyticidae (Handlirsch, 1925) - 6 Species
Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 3 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 263 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 189 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 51 Species
23 Families with 2673 Species in Continents
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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Continents without family allocation
Cephalomantis gracilis (Gistel, 1856)Info
Cephalomantis vindipennis (Gistel, 1856)Info
2 Species in Mantodea for Continents listed without family allocation
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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