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Distribution path and Subregions of Cretaceous (More Checklists)
Path: Fossils - Mesozoic - Cretaceous
Subregions: Lower Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Cretaceous
Class
Cretaceous
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 709 families, 2798 genera, 4746 species
Tree
Subclass
Cretaceous
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 700 families, 2782 genera, 4730 species
Tree
Infraclass
Cretaceous
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 630 families, 2577 genera, 4458 species
Tree
Superorder
Cretaceous
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 94 families, 290 genera, 490 species
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Order
Cretaceous
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 14 genera, 22 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
Cretaceous
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Cretaceous
Ambermantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Baissomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1993) - 2 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 8 Species
Cretomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1994) - 2 Species
Gryllomantidae (Gorochov, 2006) - 5 Species
Jantarimantidae (Vrsansky, 2002) - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesMantids
Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
9 Families with 22 Species in Cretaceous


Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Cretaceous
Ambermantis wozniaki (D. Grimaldi, 2003)Info
Amorphoscelites sharovi (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Asiadodis squilla (Saussure, 1869)Asian Shield MantisInfo
Baissomantis maculata (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Baissomantis picta (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Cretomantis larvalis (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Cretophotina mongolica (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Cretophotina santanensis (Lee, 2014)Info
Cretophotina selenginensis (Vrsansky, 2002)Info
Cretophotina selenginesis (Vrsansky, 2002)Info
Cretophotina serotina (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Cretophotina tristriata (V. G. Gratshev, 1993)Info
Gryllomantis lebanensis (D. Grimaldi, 2003)Info
Jantarimantis zherikhini (Vrsansky, 2002)Info
Santanmantis axelrodi (D. Grimaldi, 2003)Info
22 Species in Mantodea for Cretaceous 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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