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Distribution path and Subregions of Europe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe
Subregions: Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia), East Europe (Belarus, Ukraine), Malta, North Europe (British Isles, Germany, Scandinavia), South Europe (Iberian Peninsula, Italy), Southeast Europe (Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia), West Europe (Austria, Benelux, France, Switzerland)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Europe
Class
Europe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1254 families, 21741 genera, 167060 species
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Subclass
Europe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1231 families, 21576 genera, 166558 species
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Infraclass
Europe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1065 families, 21009 genera, 165093 species
Tree
Superorder
Europe
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 166 families, 1189 genera, 5131 species
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Order
Europe
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 8 families, 23 genera, 61 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
Europe
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 15 genera, 50 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Europe
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Amorphoscelididae (Stål, 1877) -> Amorphoscelidae - 0 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 0 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 49 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 2 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
10 Families with 61 Species in Europe


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Europe
Species with ANext  
Acontiothespis multicolor (Saussure, 1870)Info
Acontista multicolor -> Acontiothespis multicolorInfo
Ameles abjecta (Cyrillo, 1787)Info
Ameles africana (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Ameles assoi (Bolivar, 1873)Info
Ameles decolor (Charpentier, 1825)Mediterranean Ground MantisInfo
Ameles fasciipennis (Kaltenbach, 1963)Spined dwarf mantisInfo
Ameles heldreichi (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1882)Info
Ameles picteti (Saussure, 1869)Info
Ameles spallanzania (Rossi, 1792)European dwarf mantisInfo
Ameles spallanziana -> Ameles spallanzaniaInfo
Ameles taurica (Jakovlev, 1903)Info
Apterameles rammei (Beier, 1950)Info
Apteromantis aptera (Fuente, 1894)Info
Apteromantis bolivari (Werner, 1929)Info
Arvernineura insignis (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Bolivaria brachyptera (Pallas, 1773)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geomantis larvoides (Pantel, 1896)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heterochaeta costata (Claparède, 1863)Info
Hypsicorypha gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Iris pumila ()Pygmy IrisInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis boettingensis (F. E. Zeuner, 1931)Info
Mantis macedonica ()Info
Mantis polonica (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis protogaea (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis religiosa macedonica (Karaman, 1961)Info
Mantis religiosa polonica (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Miomantis caffra -> Miomantis monachaSouth African mantisInfo
Miomantis monacha (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oligonicella brunneri (Saussure, 1871)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Perlamantis alliberti (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Perlamantis allibertiiInfo
Perlamantis allibertii (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Prochaeradodis enigmaticus (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Prochoeradodis enigmaticus (Piton, 1940)Info
Pseudoyersinia andreae (Galvagni, 1976:148 Sardinia; Described By Fontana,, 2000)Info
Pseudoyersinia betancuriae (Wiemers, 1993)Info
Pseudoyersinia brevipennis (Yersin, 1860)Info
Pseudoyersinia lagrecai (Lombardo, 1984)Info
Pseudoyersinia paui (Bolivar, 1898)Info
Pseudoyersinia pilipes (Chopard, 1954)Info
Pseudoyersinia teydeana (Chopard, 1942)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rivetina baetica (Rambur, 1839)Ground MantisInfo
Rivetina baetica baetica (Rambur, 1839)Info
Rivetina baetica tenuidentata (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina balcanica (Kaltenbach, 1963)Info
Rivetina caucasica (Saussure, 1871)Info
Rivetina fasciata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Rivetina tenuidentata ()Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis occidentalis -> Sphodromantis gastricaInfo
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis occidentalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tenodera aridifolia (Stoll, 1813)Japanese Giant MantisInfo
Tenodera sinensis -> Tenodera aridifoliaChinese MantisInfo
61 Species in Mantodea for Europe 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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