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Distribution path and Subregions of Ghana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Ghana
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Ghana
Class
Ghana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 300 families, 2800 genera, 7468 species
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Subclass
Ghana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 299 families, 2799 genera, 7467 species
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Infraclass
Ghana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 286 families, 2740 genera, 7328 species
Tree
Superorder
Ghana
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 35 families, 363 genera, 729 species
Tree
Order
Ghana
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 57 genera, 107 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
Ghana
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 36 genera, 66 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Ghana
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 17 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 25 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 4 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 41 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 13 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
9 Families with 107 Species in Ghana


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Ghana
Species with ANext  
Achlaena grandis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Amorphoscelis ascalaphoides -> Maculatoscelis ascalaphoidesInfo
Amorphoscelis chopardi (Roy, 1962)Info
Amorphoscelis elegans (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis lagrecai -> Caudatoscelis lagrecaiInfo
Amorphoscelis lamottei (Roy, 1963)Info
Amorphoscelis laxeretis (Karsch, 1894)Info
Amorphoscelis maculata -> Maculatoscelis maculataInfo
Amorphoscelis nigriventer (Beier, 1930)Info
Amorphoscelis pulchra (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis punctata (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis simulans -> Gigliotoscelis simulansInfo
Anasigerpes amieti (Roy, 1963)Info
Anasigerpes bifasciata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anasigerpes nigripes (Roy, 1964)Info
Anasigerpes unifasciata (Roy, 1979)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bolivaroscelis werneri (Roy, 1962)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis condamini (Roy, 1969)Info
Calospilota misana ()Info
Catasigerpes camerunensis -> Catasigerpes margarethaeInfo
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Catasigerpes occidentalis (Wood-mason, 1879)Info
Catasigerpes toganus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Cataspilota calabarica (Westwood, 1889)Info
Cataspilota misana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Caudatoscelis lagrecai (Roy, 1964)Info
Chiropacha saussurei ()Info
Chlidonoptera chopardi (Karsch, 1892)Info
Chlidonoptera lestoni (Roy & Leston, 1975)Info
Chloroharpax modesta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Nigerian Flower MantisInfo
Chrysomantis cachani (Roy, 1964)Info
Chrysomantis speciosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Compsothespis occidentalis (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Congoharpax aberrans (Roy, 1963)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylopteryx flexuosa (Karsch, 1892)Info
Danuria buchholzi (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epitenodera herbacea (Serville, 1839)Info
Epitenodera nimbana ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus konakrynus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus toganus -> Paragalepsus toganusInfo
Galinthias occidentalis (Beier, 1930)Info
Galinthias occidentals ()Info
Gigliotoscelis simulans (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalomantis rhombochir (Werner, 1908)Info
Hemiempusa capensis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Heterochaeta girardi (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta kumari (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta strachani (Kirby, 1904)Info
Hoplocorypha nigerica (Beier, 1930)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia lameyi (Beier, 1942)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Ligaria senegalensis (Roy, 1961)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodanuria elongata (Borre, 1883)Info
Maculatoscelis ascalaphoides (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Maculatoscelis maculata (Roy, 1965)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Miomantis aurea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis lamtoensis (Gillon & Roy, 1968)Info
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis scabricollis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Miomantis togana ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negromantis modesta (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Nilomantis edmundsi (Roy & Leston, 1975)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oxyothespis brevipennis (Beier, 1930)Info
Oxyothespis longipennis (Chopard, 1941)Info
Oxypilus hamatus (Roy, 1966)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panurgica compressicollis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Panurgica feae (Griffini, 1907)Info
Panurgica fratercula (Rehn, 1912)Info
Paragalepsus toganus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Paramantis prasina (Audinet-serville, 1839)Info
Paramorphoscelis gondokorensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Parentella major (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plistospilota guineensis (Roy, 1965)Info
Plistospilota validissima (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Popa spurca -> Popa undataAfrican twig mantisInfo
Popa spurca spurca (Stal, 1856)Info
Popa undata ()Info
Prohierodula ornatipennis (Bolivar, 1893)Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens (Serville, 1839)Gambian Spotted-eye Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens virescens (Serville, 1839)Info
Pyrgomantis jonesi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Pyrgomantis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphodromantis aurea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Congo Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis gracilicollis (Beier, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Stenopyga ziela (Roy, 1963)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tarachodella monticola (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes afzelii (Stal, 1871)Tanzanian Ground MantisInfo
Tarachodes dissimulator -> Tarachodes vitreusInfo
Tarachodes gerstaeckeri -> Tarachodes vitreusInfo
Tarachodes griseus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes saussurei -> Chiropacha saussureiInfo
Tarachodes vitreus (La Greca, 1950)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella chopardi (Roy, 1963)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella westwoodi (Kirby, 1904)Info
107 Species in Mantodea for Ghana 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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