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Distribution path and Subregions of India (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - India
Subregions: Northeast India, South India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in India
Class
India
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 570 families, 9501 genera, 39584 species
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Subclass
India
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 562 families, 9467 genera, 39537 species
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Infraclass
India
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 537 families, 9304 genera, 38937 species
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Superorder
India
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 61 families, 616 genera, 1650 species
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Order
India
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 11 families, 77 genera, 192 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
India
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 44 genera, 132 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in India
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 5 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 3 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 35 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 10 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 7 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 97 SpeciesMantids
Metallyticidae (Handlirsch, 1925) - 1 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 16 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 10 Species
11 Families with 192 Species in India


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in India
Species with ANext  
Acromantis insulans ()Info
Acromantis insularis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Luzon MantisInfo
Acromantis montana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Mountain AcromantisInfo
Acromantis nicobarica (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Acromantis oligoneura (Haan, 1842)Info
Aethalochroa ashmoliana (Westwood, 1841)Iranian Stick MantisInfo
Aethalochroa insignis (Wood-mason, 1878)Indian Stick MantisInfo
Aethalochroa simplicipes (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Aethalochroa spinipes (Wood-mason, 1889)Stick MantisInfo
Amantis biroi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Amantis fuliginosa (Werner, 1931)Info
Amantis fumosa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Amantis indica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Amantis malabarensis (Vyjayandi & Narendran, 2005)Info
Amantis reticulata (De Hann, 1842)Info
Amantis saussurei (Bolivar, 1897)Info
Amantis subirina (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Amantis testacea (Bolivar, 1897)Info
Ambivia undata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Amorphoscelis annulicornis (Stål, 1871)Info
Amorphoscelis brunneipennis (Beier, 1956)Info
Amorphoscelis singaporana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anaxarcha acuta (Beier, 1963)Info
Anaxarcha graminea (Stål, 1877)Info
Anaxarcha intermedia (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Anaxarcha limbata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Arria cinctipes (Stål, 1877)Info
Asiadodis squilla (Saussure, 1869)Asian Shield MantisInfo
Astape denticollis (Stål, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Beesonula pallida (Werner, 1935)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Bolivaria xanthoptera (Olivier, 1792)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caliris masoni (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ceratocrania macra (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ceratomantis ghatei (Roy & Svenson, 2007)Info
Cheddikulama straminea (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Choeradodis cancellata -> Choeradodis strumariaInfo
Choeradodis squilla -> Asiadodis squillaInfo
Choeradodis strumaria (Linnaeus, 1758)Leaf MantisInfo
Creobroter apicalis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Creobroter discifera (Serville, 1839)Info
Creobroter elongata (Beier, 1929)Info
Creobroter geminata ()Info
Creobroter gemmatus (Stoll, 1813)Indian Flower MantisInfo
Creobroter laevicollis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Creobroter pictipennis (Wood-mason, 1878)Indian Flower MantisInfo
Creobroter urbana ()Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deiphobe brevipennis (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Deiphobe brunneri (Saussure, 1871)Info
Deiphobe incisa (Uvarov, 1933)Info
Deiphobe indica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Deiphobe infuscata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Deiphobe longipes (Werner, 1926)Info
Deiphobe mesomelas (Olivier, 1792)Info
Deiphobella gardeneri (Werner, 1935)Info
Deiphobella laticeps (Wood-mason, 1876)Info
Deroplatys indica (Roy, 2007)Info
Didymocorypha lanceolata (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Dysaules longicollis (Stal, 1877)Info
Dysaules uvana (Henry, 1932)Info
Dysaulophthalma nathani (Stiewe, 2009)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elmantis nira (Mukherjee & Harza, 1982)Info
Elmantis trincomaliae (Saussure, 1869)Info
Ephestiasula amoena (Bolivar, 1897)Info
Ephestiasula intermedia (Werner, 1930)Info
Ephestiasula pictipes (Wood-mason, 1879)Info
Eremiaphila irridipennis (Mukherjee & Hazra, 1985)Info
Eremiaphila rotundipennis (Kirby, 1904)Info
Eremiaphila typhon (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Euantissa ornata (Werner, 1935)Info
Euantissa pulchra (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Euchomenella indica -> Indomenella indicaInfo
Euthyphleps curtipes (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gimantis assamica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gimantis authaemon (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Gongylus gongylodes (Linnaeus, 1758)Wandering Violin MantisInfo
Gongylus trachelophylla ()Info
Gongylus trachelophyllus (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Gonypeta lateralis -> Gonypeta punctataInfo
Gonypeta punctata (Haan, 1842)Info
Gonypeta punctata lateralis (Werner, 1933)Info
Gonypeta punctata punctata ()Info
Gonypetyllis semuncialis (Wood-mason, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haania vitalisi (Chopard, 1920)Info
Hapalopeza nilgirica (Wood-mason, 1891)Info
Hapalopeza penyara (Mukherjee & Hazra, 1985)Info
Hapalopeza periyara (Mukherjee & Hazra, 1985)Info
Heliomantis elegans (Navas, 1904)Info
Hestiasula brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Hestiasula castetsi (Bolivar, 1897)Info
Hestiasula inermis (Wood-mason, 1879)Info
Hestiasula kaestneri (Beier, 1942)Info
Hestiasula masoni (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Hestiasula nigrofemorata (Werner, 1930)Info
Hestiasula nitida (Brunner, 1892)Info
Hestiasula woodi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Heterochaetula fissispinis (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Heterochaetula tricolor (Wood-mason, 1876)Avernus cave beetleInfo
Hierodula assamensis (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Hierodula beieri (Mukherjee, 1995)Narrows Cave beetleInfo
Hierodula coarctata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula doveri (Chopard, 1924)Info
Hierodula dyaka (Westwood, 1889)Info
Hierodula grandis -> Tamolanica atricoxisGiant Asian mantisInfo
Hierodula keralensis (Vyjayandi & Narendran, 2003)Info
Hierodula membranacea (Burmeister, 1838)Giant Asian mantisInfo
Hierodula nicobarica (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Hierodula oraea (Werner, 1933)Info
Hierodula patellifera (Serville, 1839)Giant Asian MantisInfo
Hierodula saussurei -> Hierodula patelliferaInfo
Hierodula tenuidentata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula tenuidentata tenuidentata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula unimaculata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hierodula venosa (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hierodula ventralis (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Humbertiella affinis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Humbertiella ceylonica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Humbertiella indica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Humbertiella nigrospinosa (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Humbertiella similis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Hymenopus coronata ()Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Indomenella indica (Ghate & Mukherjee, 2004)Info
Indothespis assamensis (Werner, 1935)Info
Iris keralensis (Vyjayandi, Narendran & Mukherjee, 2006)Info
Iris nana (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Iris orientalis (Wood-mason, 1882)Turkish IrisInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptomantella indica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Leptomantella montana (Beier, 1942)Info
Leptomantella nigrocoxata (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Leptomantella parva (Uvarov, 1933)Info
Loxomantis indica (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis indica (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Mantis inornata ()Info
Mantis religiosa inornata (Werner, 1930)Info
Memantis fuliginosa (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Memantis gardeneri (Werner, 1931)Info
Memantis minor (Werner, 1931)Info
Mesopteryx alata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Mesopteryx robusta (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Metallyticus splendidus (Westwood, 1835)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nanomantis lactea (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Nemotha metallica (Westwood, 1845)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontomantis montana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ormomantis indica ()Info
Oxymantis punctillata (Werner, 1913)Info
Oxyophthalma engaea (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Oxyophthalma engaeus ()Info
Oxyophthalma gracillis ()Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parablepharis kuhlii (De Hann, 1842)Info
Parananomantis brevis (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Pararivetina fraseri (Beier, 1931)Info
Parathespis humbertiana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Phyllothelys decipiens (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Phyllothelys westwoodi (Wood-mason, 1876)Info
Platycalymma latipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Plistospilota nova (Beier, 1930)Info
Pseudothespis meghalayensis (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhombodera basalis (De Haan, 1842)Giant Malaysian shield mantisInfo
Rhombodera butleri (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Rhombodera crassa (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Rhombodera doriana (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Rhombodera fratricida (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Rhombodera mjoebergi (Werner, 1930)Info
Rhombodera tectiformis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Rhombodera valida (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Rhombodera woodmasoni (Werner, 1931)Info
Rivetinula fraterna (Saussure, 1871)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Schizocephala bicornis (Linné, 1758)Info
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Statilia continentalis (Werner, 1935)Info
Statilia maculata (Thunberg, 1784)Ko-kamakiri {Japanese}Info
Statilia maculata continentalis (Werner, 1935)Info
Statilia maculata maculata (Thungberg, 1784)Info
Statilia nemoralis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tamolanica atricoxis (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Tenodera angustipennis (Saussure, 1869)SaussureInfo
Tenodera aridifolia (Stoll, 1813)Japanese Giant MantisInfo
Tenodera blanchardi (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tenodera fasciata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompa ophthalmica (Olivier, 1792)Info
Theopompa servillei (De Haan, 1842)Info
Thespis dissimilis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Toxodanuria orientalis (Wood-mason, 1877)Info
Toxodanuria parvula (Westwood, 1889)Info
Toxoderopsis spinigera (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Toxoderopsis taurus (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Toxomantis westwoodi (Westwood, 1889)Info
Tropidomantis guttatipennis -> Platycalymma latipennisInfo
192 Species in Mantodea for India 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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