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Distribution path and Subregions of East Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa
Subregions: Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands (Chagos Archipelago, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles), Kenya (Nairobi), Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania (Zanzibar), Uganda (Rwenzori Mountains), Zambia, Zimbabwe (North Zimbabwe)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in East Africa
Class
East Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 651 families, 14411 genera, 82568 species
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Subclass
East Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 640 families, 14373 genera, 82499 species
Tree
Infraclass
East Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 615 families, 14211 genera, 81779 species
Tree
Superorder
East Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 81 families, 1311 genera, 4978 species
Tree
Order
East Africa
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 11 families, 144 genera, 616 species
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Show Info
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
East Africa
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 78 genera, 362 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in East Africa
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 14 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 20 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 4 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 56 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 47 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 306 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 123 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 27 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
11 Families with 616 Species in East Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in East Africa
Species with ANext  
Afrothespis dudleyi -> Afrothespis rhodesiacaInfo
Afrothespis rhodesiaca (Beier, 1973)Info
Agrionopsis brachyptera (Beier, 1942)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 abyssinica (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Amorphoscelis austrogermanica (Werner, 1923)Info
Amorphoscelis brevialata (C. Giebel, 1862)Info
Amorphoscelis hamata (Roy, 2009)Info
Amorphoscelis kenyensis (Stiewe, 2009)Info
Amorphoscelis orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis pinheyi (Roy, 2007)Info
Amorphoscelis pulchella (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis punctata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis tuberculata (Roy, 1963)Info
Amphecostephanus rex (Rehn, 1912)Info
Anasigerpes bifasciata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anasigerpes heydeni (Werner, 1908)Info
Antistia maculipennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Apterocorypha aurita (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Apterocorypha bispina (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Apterocorypha somalica (Lombardo, 1985)Info
Ariusia conspersa (Stål, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Betamantis aliena (Werner, 1906)Info
Betamantis marginella (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Bisanthe lagrecai (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Bisanthe menyharthi (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Bisanthe menyharthi menyharthi (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Bisanthe menyharthi raggei (Kaltenbach, 1994)Info
Bisanthe raggei ()Info
Blepharodes candelarius (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Blepharodes cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Blepharodes cornutus cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Blepharodes cornutus minor (Kevan, 1954)Info
Blepharodes minor (Kevan, 1954)Info
Blepharodes sudanensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Blepharopsis nuda ()Info
Bolbella punctigera (Stal, 1871)Info
Bolbella rhodesiaca (Beier, 1930)Info
Bolbella uhligi (Stiewe, 2007)Info
Bolbena hottentotta (Karny, 1908)Hottentot mantisInfo
Bolbena maraisi (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Bolbena orientalis (Beier, 1930)Info
Bolbira katangica ()Info
Bolbira lacualis ()Info
Bolbira minima ()Info
Bolbula debilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bolbula exigua (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bolbula widenmanni (Werner, 1906)Info
Brancsikia aeroplana (Lamberton, 1911)Info
Brancsikia freyi (Brancsik, 1893)Info
Brancsikia simplex (Beier, 1935)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis adusta (Werner, 1907)Info
Calamothespis subcornuta (La Greca, 1952)Info
Calamothespis taylori (La Greca, 1952)Info
Catasigerpes acummatus ()Info
Catasigerpes brunnerianus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Catasigerpes erlangen (Beier, 1931)Info
Catasigerpes jeanneli (Chopard, 1938)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Catasigerpes mortuifolia (Saussure, 1899)Info
Catasigerpes zernyi -> Oxypiloidea zernyiInfo
Cataspilota pulchra (Roy, 1991)Info
Caudatoscelis collarti (Roy, 1964)Info
Chaeteessa burmeisteri (Giebel, 1862)Info
Charieis peeli (Burr, 1900)Info
Chiropacha aestuans ()Info
Chiropacha gilvus ()Info
Chiropacha obtusiceps ()Info
Chiropacha orientalis ()Info
Chiropacha smithi ()Info
Chlidonoptera vexillum (Karsch, 1892)Info
Chlidonoptera werneri (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Chloromantis impunctata (Werner, 1929)Info
Chloromantis rhombica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Chopardempusa neglecta (Paulian, 1958)Info
Chopardentella backlundi (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Chrysomantis royi (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Cilnia chopardi (Werner, 1927)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Compsothespis abyssinica (Beier, 1961)Info
Compsothespis anomala (Saussure, 1872)Info
Compsothespis brevipennis (Lombardo, 1989)Info
Compsothespis falcifera (Rehn, 1901)Info
Compsothespis hispida (Beier, 1954)Info
Compsothespis kilwana (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Compsothespis marginipennis (Werner, 1917)Info
Compsothespis zavattam (La Greca, 1939)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylopteryx orientalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Danuria affinis (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Danuria angusticollis (Beier, 1931)Info
Danuria barbozae (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Danuria buchholzi (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Danuria contorta (Sjostedt, 1912)Info
Danuria gracilis (Schulthess-schindler, 1899)Info
Danuria impannosa (Karsch, 1889)Info
Danuria kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Danuria obscuripennis (Chopard, 1914)Info
Danuria sublineata (Werner, 1929)Info
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Danuriella irregularis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Danuriella madagascariensis (Beier, 1929)Info
Danuriella marojejyensis (Paulian, 1961)Info
Dilatempusa aegyptiaca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Dystactula grisea (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Dystactula kaltenbachi (Roy, 2006)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea gestroi (Capra, 1929)Info
Elaea gestroi gestroi (Capra, 1929)Info
Elaea infumata (Beier, 1931)Info
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Enicophlebia hilara (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Enicophlebia pallida (Westwood, 1889)Info
Entella delalandi (Saussure, 1870)Info
Entella grandis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Entella meruensls ()Info
Entella minor (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella reussi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella rukwaensis (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Entella stegmanni (Rehn, 1914)Info
Entella taborana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella transvaalica (Beier, 1955)Info
Entella vitticeps (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Entelloptera rogenhoferi (Saussure, 1872)Info
Entelloptera rogenhoferi rogenhoferi (Saussure, 1872)Info
Episcopomantis chalybea (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Epitenodera capitata (De Saussure, 1869)Info
Eremiaphila collenettei (Beier, 1930)Info
Eremiaphila cordofan ()Info
Eremiaphila nova (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Eremiaphila somalica (Rehn, 1901)Info
Eremoplana infelix (Uvarov, 1924)Info
Euchomena madecassa (Saussure, 1870)Info
Exparoxypilus africanus (Beier, 1929)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fulciniella loriae (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus binotatus (La Greca, 1950)Info
Galepsus bipunctatus -> Onychogalepsus zambesicusInfo
Galepsus capitatus (Saussure, 1869)Info
Galepsus coronatus (La Greca, 1952)Info
Galepsus damaranus -> Onychogalepsus damaranusInfo
Galepsus diversus -> Onychogalepsus diversusInfo
Galepsus erythraeus -> Onychogalepsus erythraeusInfo
Galepsus fallax -> Onychogalepsus fallaxInfo
Galepsus fumipennis -> Onychogalepsus fumipennisInfo
Galepsus gracilis -> Onychogalepsus gracilisInfo
Galepsus intermedius -> Onychogalepsus intermediusInfo
Galepsus malawiensis -> Onychogalepsus malawiensisInfo
Galepsus meridionalis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Galepsus montanus (Werner, 1907)Info
Galepsus nyassensis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus rhodesicus -> Onychogalepsus rhodesicusInfo
Galepsus schwetzi -> Onychogalepsus schwetziInfo
Galepsus supervacaneus -> Onychogalepsus supervacaneusInfo
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Galinthias memensis ()Info
Galinthias meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella atra (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gonypetella carinata (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella deletrix (Rehn, 1927)Info
Gonypetella flavicornis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gonypetella fuscipes (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella hyaloptera (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica hyaloptera (Kaltenbach, 1990)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
Hapalogymnes gymnes (Rehn, 1927)Info
Hapalomantis abyssinica (Beier, 1931)Info
Hapalomantis katangica -> Bolbira katangicaInfo
Hapalomantis orba (Stal, 1856)Info
Hapalomantis rhombochir (Werner, 1908)Info
Harpagomantis tricolor (Linné, 1758)Info
Hedigerella fasciatella (Werner, 1932)Info
Hemiempusa capensis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Heterochaeta kumari (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta lamellosa (Roy, 1976)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Heterochaeta orientalis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Heterochaeta pantherina (Saussure, 1872)Info
Heterochaeta reticulata (Roy, 1976)Info
Heterochaeta zavattarii (La Greca, 1951)Info
Hierodula salomonis (Werner, 1930)Jade mantisInfo
Hoplocorypha acuta (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha boromensis (Brancsik, 1897)Info
Hoplocorypha bottegi (Saussure, 1895)Info
Hoplocorypha cacomana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha carli (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha dentata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha foliata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha galeata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hoplocorypha garuana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Twig prunerInfo
Hoplocorypha jumosa ()Info
Hoplocorypha lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha mellea (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha nana (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Hoplocorypha narocana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha perplexa (Rehn, 1912)Info
Hoplocorypha picea (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha punctata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha rapax (Saussure, 1881)Info
Hoplocorypha salfii (La Greca, 1939)Info
Hoplocorypha saussurii (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha ugandana (Beier, 1930)Info
Hoplocorypha vittata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocoryphella grandis (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Hyalomantis antsingica (Svenson & Roy, 2011)Info
Hyalomantis madagascariensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hyalomantis murzini (Svenson & Roy, 2011)Info
Hyalomantis punctata -> Hyalomantis madagascariensisInfo
Hyalomantis whitingi (Svenson & Roy, 2011)Info
Hypsicorypha gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ichromantis befascia (Paulian, 1957)Info
Ichromantis dichroica (Paulian, 1957)Info
Idolomantis diabolica (Saussure, 1869)Giant Devil´s Flower MantisInfo
Idolomantis diabolicum ()Info
Idolomantis diabroticum -> Idolomantis diabolicaInfo
Idolomorpha dentifrons (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Alien head mantisInfo
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Idolomorpha madagascanemis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Idolomorpha madagascariensis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ilomantis thalassina (Saussure, 1899)Info
Ischnomantis aethiopica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ischnomantis fasciata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ischnomantis fatiloqua (Stal, 1856)Info
Ischnomantis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ischnomantis media (Rehn, 1901)Info
Ischnomantis perfida (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Ischnomantis spinigera (Schulthess-schindler, 1898)Info
Ischnomantis usambarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia amoena (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Junodia congica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Junodia hararensis (Roy, 1972)Info
Junodia maculata -> Junodia congicaInfo
Junodia maternaschulzei (Stiewe & Roy, 2010)Info
Junodia stiewei (Roy, 2009)Info
Junodia strigipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Junodia vansomereni (Roy, 1972)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola gracilis (Lombardo, 1989)Info
Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Leptocola seriepunctata (Karsch, 1892)Info
Leptocola stanleyana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ligaria aberrans (Karny, 1908)Info
Ligaria affinis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria backlundi -> Chopardentella backlundiInfo
Ligaria brevicollis -> Ligaria quadrinotataInfo
Ligaria brevicollis brevicollis (Stal, 1877)Info
Ligaria brevicollis ignota (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria brevis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria chopardi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria denticollis (Werner, 1916)Info
Ligaria ignota ()Info
Ligaria inexpectata (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria quadrinotata (Chopard, 1914)Info
Ligentella lacualis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Liturgusella malagassa (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macracanthopus seydeli (Roy, 1995)Info
Macropopa lobata (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Maculatoscelis ascalaphoides (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Majanga basilaris (Westwood, 1889)Info
Majanga spinosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Majanga tricolor (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Mantasoa lebbei (Mériguet, 2005)Info
Mantasoa macula (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895 Placed Meriguet, 2005)Info
Mantilia ehrmanni (Roy, 1993)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis emortualis -> Paramantis prasinaInfo
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis religiosa griveaudi (Paulian, 1958)Info
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Melomantis africana (Werner, 1906)Info
Melomantis asema (Beier, 1969)Info
Microthespis dmitriewi (Werner, 1908)Info
Mimomantis milloti (R. Paulian, 1957)Info
Miomantis abyssinica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis acuticeps (Beier, 1969)Info
Miomantis acutipes ()Info
Miomantis aequalis (Rehn, 1904)Info
Miomantis affinis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis alata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis amanica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis andreinii (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis annulipes (Werner, 1916)Info
Miomantis aurantiaca (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis binotata (Giglio-tos, 1911)African Pinstripe MantisInfo
Miomantis brevipennis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Miomantis brunni (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis buettneri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis cinnabarina (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis coxalis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis equalis -> Miomantis aequalisInfo
Miomantis exilis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis fallax (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis feminina (Beier, 1930)Info
Miomantis fenestrata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Miomantis griffinii (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis gyldenstolpei (Sjostedt, 1924)Info
Miomantis helenae (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Miomantis kibweziana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis longicollis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis menelikii (Bormans, 1881)Info
Miomantis milmilena (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis mombasica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis monacha (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Miomantis montana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis nairobiensis (Bolivar, 1922)Info
Miomantis natalica (Beier, 1930)Info
Miomantis nyassensis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis ornata (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis paykulli (Stål, 1871)Info
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis planivertex (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis pygmaea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis quadripunctata (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis rebeli (Beier, 1929)Info
Miomantis rehni (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis rubra (Beier, 1929)Info
Miomantis sangarana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis saussurei (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Miomantis semialata (Saussure, 1872)Info
Miomantis sjostedti (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Miomantis tangana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis tenuis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis usambanca (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis vitrea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis wittei (Beier, 1954)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negromantis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Negromantis gracillima (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Neodanuria bolauana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Neodanuria simonettai (La Greca & Lombardo, 1986)Info
Nesogalepsus andriai (Paulian, 1961)Info
Nesogalepsus beieri (Paulian, 1961)Info
Nesogalepsus conspersus (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Nesogalepsus hova (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Nesogalepsus madagascariensis (Serville, 1839)Info
Nesogalepsus sikorii (Beier, 1931)Info
Nesogalepsus tuberculatus (Beier, 1931)Info
Nilomantis floweri (Werner, 1907)Info
Nothgalepsus planivertex ()Info
Nothogalepsus planivertex (Beier, 1953)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis tigrina (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Onychogalepsus abyssiniens ()Info
Onychogalepsus capitata ()Info
Onychogalepsus centralis ()Info
Onychogalepsus cliquennoisi (Roy, 2005)Info
Onychogalepsus diversus ()Info
Onychogalepsus erythraeus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Onychogalepsus fallax ()Info
Onychogalepsus fumipennis ()Info
Onychogalepsus gracilis ()Info
Onychogalepsus intermedius ()Info
Onychogalepsus malawiensis ()Info
Onychogalepsus meridionalis ()Info
Onychogalepsus minimus (Werner, 1907)Info
Onychogalepsus minutus ()Info
Onychogalepsus orientalis ()Info
Onychogalepsus rhodesicus ()Info
Onychogalepsus rouxi (Werner, 1929)Info
Onychogalepsus schwetzi ()Info
Onychogalepsus supervacaneus ()Info
Otomantis aurita (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Otomantis bolivari (Stiewe & Lombardo, 2014)Info
Otomantis rendalli (Kirby, 1899)Info
Otomantis scutigera (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Oxyelaea elegans (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Oxyelaea heteromorpha (Beier, 1930)Info
Oxyelaea stefaniae (Lombardo, 1989)Info
Oxyophthalmellus rehni (La Greca, 1952)Info
Oxyophthalmellus somalicus (Rehn, 1911)Info
Oxyothespis brevicollis (Beier, 1930)Elm bark borerInfo
Oxyothespis longicollis (Beier, 1931)Info
Oxyothespis longipennis (Chopard, 1941)Info
Oxyothespis mammillata (Sjöstedt, 1930)Info
Oxyothespis noctivaga (La Greca, 1952)Info
Oxyothespis parva (Beier, 1935)Info
Oxyothespis pellucida (Chopard, 1938)Info
Oxyothespis sudanensis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxypiloidea margarethae -> Oxypiloidea tridensInfo
Oxypiloidea subcornuta (Westwood, 1889)Info
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypiloidea zernyi (Beier, 1942)Info
Oxypilus descampsi (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus falcatus (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus montanus (Roy, 1999)Info
Oxypilus nasutus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Oxypilus nigericus (Beier, 1930)Info
Oxypilus raggei (Roy, 1969)Info
Oxypilus tanzanicus (Roy, 1969)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panurgica fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Papugalepsus elongatus (Werner, 1928)Info
Paracilnia neavei (Werner, 1909)Info
Paragalepsus gestri (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Paragalepsus gestri gestri ()Info
Paraligaria jeanneli (Chopard, 1914)Info
Paraligaria malawica (Beier, 1969)Info
Paralygdamia madecassa (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)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 affinis (Werner, 1913)Budwing mantisInfo
Parasphendale africana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Parasphendale agrionina (Werner, 1913)Budwing mantisInfo
Parasphendale albicosta (Chopard, 1938)Info
Parasphendale costalis (Kirby, 1904)Info
Parasphendale ghindana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Parasphendale minor (Schulthess-schildler, 1898)Info
Parasphendale scioana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Parasphendale stali (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Parentella parva (Saussure, 1899)Info
Parentella producta (Rehn, 1901)Info
Pareuthyphlebs somalica (Beier, 1930)Info
Pareuthyphlebs uvarovi (La Greca, 1952)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plastogalepsus kuhlgatzi (Werner, 1907)Info
Platycalymma annulicornis (Roy & Svenson, 2011)Info
Platycalymma dichroica (Paulian, 1957)Info
Platycalymma latipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Platycalymma mahafalica (Roy & Svenson, 2011)Info
Platycalymma viettei (Roy & Svenson, 2011)Info
Plistospilota mabirica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Polyspilota caffra (Westwood, 1889)Info
Polyspilota comorana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Polyspilota montana (Beier, 1931)Info
Polyspilota robusta (Roy, 1989)Info
Polyspilota seychelliana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Polyspilota voelzkowiana (Saussure, 1899)Info
Popa crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Popa spurca -> Popa undataAfrican twig mantisInfo
Popa spurca crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Popa spurca spurca (Stal, 1856)Info
Popa undata ()Info
Prohierodula enghoffii (Lombardo, 1997)Info
Pseudocreobotra amarae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergi (Stål, 1871)Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Stål, 1871)Walhbergi´s Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudogalepsus dispar (Werner, 1907)Info
Pseudogalepsus inermis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Pseudogalepsus modesta ()Info
Pseudogalepsus modestior (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Pseudogalepsus modestus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Pseudogalepsus nigricoxa (Beier, 1954)Info
Pseudoharpax abyssinicus (Beier, 1930)Info
Pseudoharpax beieri (La Greca, 1950)Info
Pseudoharpax centralis ()Info
Pseudoharpax crenaticollis (La Greca, 1954)Info
Pseudoharpax erythraeus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pseudoharpax parallelus (La Greca, 1954)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
Pyrgomantis congica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis curta (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata fasciata ()Info
Pyrgomantis mabuia (Werner, 1907)Info
Pyrgomantis nana (Sjostedt, 1924)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis ornatipes (Bolivar, 1922)Info
Pyrgomantis rhodesica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis simillima (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis simillima curta (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis simillima simillima (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis singularis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhachimantis carinata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Rhombodera rennellana (Beier, 1968)Info
Rhomboderella scutata (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Rhomboderella thorectes (Rehn, 1949)Info
Rivetina baetica baetica (Rambur, 1839)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Severinia granulata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Somalithespis minor (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Sphaeromantis spinicollis (Beier, 1930)Info
Sphaeromantis spinulosa (Schulthess, 1898)Info
Sphodromantis abessinica (Sjöstedt, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis aethiopica (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Ethiopian mantisInfo
Sphodromantis andreinii (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis baccettii (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Giant African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis centralis (Rehn, 1914)African MantisInfo
Sphodromantis citernii (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Sphodromantis citernii citernii (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Sphodromantis citernii kenyana (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis elegans (Sjöstedt, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis elongata (La Greca, 1969)Info
Sphodromantis fenestrata (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis gestri (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis giubana (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis kenyana ()Info
Sphodromantis kersteni (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Sphodromantis lagrecai (Lombardo, 1989)Info
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Sphodromantis lineola pinguis (Roy, 1968)Info
Sphodromantis lineola speciosa (Roy, 1971)Info
Sphodromantis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis obscura (Beier & Hocking, 1965)Info
Sphodromantis pachinota (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis pardii (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis pinguis ()Info
Sphodromantis rubrostigma -> Sphodromantis kersteniKenya mantisInfo
Sphodromantis rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis rudolfae andreinii (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis rudolfae rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis simplex ()Info
Sphodromantis speciosa (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis stigmosa (Roy, 2010)Info
Sphodromantis tenuidentata (Lombardo, 1991)Tanzanian mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis viridis simplex (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
Sphodropoda papua -> Sphodropoda tristisInfo
Stenomantis novaeguineae (De Haan, 1842)Info
Stenopyga orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Stenopyga rhodesiaca (Beier, 1973)Info
Stenopyga tenera (Werner, 1908)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarachina brevipennis (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachina congica (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachina raphidioides (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachina schultzei (Karny, 1908)Info
Tarachina transvaalensis (Beier, 1953)Info
Tarachina werneri (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachina zernyi (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachodella monticola (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes abyssinicus (Beier, 1931)Info
Tarachodes aestuans -> Chiropacha aestuansInfo
Tarachodes aestuans aestuans (Saussure, 1895)Info
Tarachodes alluaudi (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachodes arabicus orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes beieri (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Tarachodes chopardii ()Info
Tarachodes circulifer (Beier, 1963)Info
Tarachodes circuliferoides (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Tarachodes davidi (Werner, 1929)Info
Tarachodes fraterculus (Rehn, 1912)Info
Tarachodes fuscipennis (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Tarachodes griseus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes hoedus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes insidiator (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Tarachodes karschi (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Tarachodes karschii (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes kibwezianus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes maurus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes monstrosus (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes obtusiceps (Stal, 1871)Info
Tarachodes okahandyanus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes oxynotus (La Greca, 1952)Info
Tarachodes oxynotus oxynotus (La Greca, 1952)Info
Tarachodes oxynotus tenuis (Lombardo, 1997)Info
Tarachodes pujoli sanctus ()Info
Tarachodes rhodesicus (Lombardo, 1997)Info
Tarachodes sanctus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes sanctus kibwezianus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes taboranus (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Tarachodes tananus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes tenuis ()Info
Tarachodes usambarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Tarachodes vitreus (La Greca, 1950)Info
Tarachodula ornata (Beier, 1963)Oak stem borerInfo
Tarachodula pantherina (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Tarachomantis alaotrana (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Tarachomantis betanimena (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Tarachomantis betsilea (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Tarachomantis caldwellii (Bates, 1863)Info
Tarachomantis confusa (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tarachomantis hova (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Tarachomantis macula -> Mantasoa maculaInfo
Tarachomantis rubiginosa (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Tarachomantis sakalava (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Taumantis globiceps (Beier, 1969)Info
Taumantis sigiana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Lime mantisInfo
Telomantis lamperti (Werner, 1906)Info
Tenodera australasiae (Leach, 1814)Purple-winged MantisInfo
Tenodera iringana -> Epitenodera capitataInfo
Tenodera madagascariensis ()Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa bokiana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa madagascariensis -> Tenodera superstitiosa bokianaInfo
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella aurivillii (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella heterochroa (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Theopompella orientais (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella westwoodi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Tisma acutipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Tisma chopardi (Roy, 2005)Info
Tisma freyi (Brancsik, 1892)Info
Tisma grandidieri (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Maple dryobiusInfo
Tisma pauliani (Roy, 2005)Info
Tisma peyrierasi (Roy, 2005)Info
Tuberculepsus ambrensis (Roy & Schütte, 2010)Info
Tuberculepsus nigricoxa (Roy & Schütte, 2010)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Yersiniops sophronica (Rehn & Hebard, 1908)Yersin´s ground mantisInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zouza radiosa (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
616 Species in Mantodea for East 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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