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Distribution path and Subregions of Kenya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Kenya
Subregions: Nairobi
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Kenya
Class
Kenya
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 431 families, 4959 genera, 16872 species
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Subclass
Kenya
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 427 families, 4950 genera, 16860 species
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Infraclass
Kenya
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 411 families, 4881 genera, 16641 species
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Superorder
Kenya
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 49 families, 393 genera, 983 species
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Order
Kenya
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 75 genera, 209 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
Kenya
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 49 genera, 136 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Kenya
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 10 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 1 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 31 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 8 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 105 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 40 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 9 Species
9 Families with 209 Species in Kenya


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Kenya
Species with ANext  
Afrothespis dudleyi -> Afrothespis rhodesiacaInfo
Afrothespis rhodesiaca (Beier, 1973)Info
Agrionopsis modesta (Werner, 1908)Info
Alalomantis muta (Wood-mason, 1889)Cameroon MantisInfo
Amorphoscelis hamata (Roy, 2009)Info
Amorphoscelis kenyensis (Stiewe, 2009)Info
Amorphoscelis orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Anasigerpes heydeni (Werner, 1908)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Betamantis marginella (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Blepharodes cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Blepharodes cornutus minor (Kevan, 1954)Info
Blepharodes minor (Kevan, 1954)Info
Blepharodes sudanensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Bolbena hottentotta (Karny, 1908)Hottentot mantisInfo
Bolbira minima ()Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Catasigerpes acummatus ()Info
Catasigerpes brunnerianus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Catasigerpes erlangen (Beier, 1931)Info
Catasigerpes jeanneli (Chopard, 1938)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Charieis peeli (Burr, 1900)Info
Chiropacha aestuans ()Info
Chiropacha obtusiceps ()Info
Chiropacha orientalis ()Info
Chiropacha smithi ()Info
Chlidonoptera werneri (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Chrysomantis royi (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Compsothespis falcifera (Rehn, 1901)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danuria barbozae (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Danuria contorta (Sjostedt, 1912)Info
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea infumata (Beier, 1931)Info
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Entella grandis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella meruensls ()Info
Entella vitticeps (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Episcopomantis chalybea (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Epitenodera capitata (De Saussure, 1869)Info
Eremiaphila cordofan ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus binotatus (La Greca, 1950)Info
Galepsus capitatus (Saussure, 1869)Info
Galepsus diversus -> Onychogalepsus diversusInfo
Galepsus fallax -> Onychogalepsus fallaxInfo
Galepsus gracilis -> Onychogalepsus gracilisInfo
Galepsus intermedius -> Onychogalepsus intermediusInfo
Galepsus montanus (Werner, 1907)Info
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Galinthias memensis ()Info
Galinthias meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella carinata (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella flavicornis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella punctata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalomantis orba (Stal, 1856)Info
Hapalomantis rhombochir (Werner, 1908)Info
Hemiempusa capensis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Heterochaeta kumari (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Heterochaeta orientalis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Heterochaeta zavattarii (La Greca, 1951)Info
Hoplocorypha dentata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha galeata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha mellea (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha nana (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Hoplocorypha narocana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha picea (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha rapax (Saussure, 1881)Info
Hoplocorypha saussurii (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
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
Ischnomantis aethiopica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ischnomantis gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Ischnomantis media (Rehn, 1901)Info
Ischnomantis spinigera (Schulthess-schindler, 1898)Info
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Junodia amoena (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Junodia hararensis (Roy, 1972)Info
Junodia maternaschulzei (Stiewe & Roy, 2010)Info
Junodia stiewei (Roy, 2009)Info
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Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Ligaria brevis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria chopardi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria quadrinotata (Chopard, 1914)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macropopa lobata (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Mantilia ehrmanni (Roy, 1993)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Melomantis africana (Werner, 1906)Info
Miomantis affinis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis aurantiaca (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis binotata (Giglio-tos, 1911)African Pinstripe MantisInfo
Miomantis brunni (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis exilis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis fallax (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis kibweziana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis longicollis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis mombasica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis montana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis nairobiensis (Bolivar, 1922)Info
Miomantis ornata (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis pygmaea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis tangana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis tenuis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis vitrea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neodanuria bolauana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Onychogalepsus capitata ()Info
Onychogalepsus diversus ()Info
Onychogalepsus fallax ()Info
Onychogalepsus gracilis ()Info
Onychogalepsus intermedius ()Info
Otomantis bolivari (Stiewe & Lombardo, 2014)Info
Oxyelaea heteromorpha (Beier, 1930)Info
Oxyophthalmellus rehni (La Greca, 1952)Info
Oxyophthalmellus somalicus (Rehn, 1911)Info
Oxyothespis longicollis (Beier, 1931)Info
Oxyothespis longipennis (Chopard, 1941)Info
Oxyothespis parva (Beier, 1935)Info
Oxyothespis pellucida (Chopard, 1938)Info
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypilus descampsi (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus montanus (Roy, 1999)Info
Oxypilus nigericus (Beier, 1930)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panurgica fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Paraligaria jeanneli (Chopard, 1914)Info
Paramantis natalensis (Stal, 1856)Info
Paramantis nyassana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis prasina (Audinet-serville, 1839)Info
Paramantis victoriana (Werner, 1908)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 minor (Schulthess-schildler, 1898)Info
Parasphendale stali (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plastogalepsus kuhlgatzi (Werner, 1907)Info
Plistospilota mabirica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Popa crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Popa spurca crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Stål, 1871)Walhbergi´s Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudogalepsus dispar (Werner, 1907)Info
Pseudogalepsus modesta ()Info
Pseudogalepsus modestior (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Pseudogalepsus modestus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Pseudoharpax abyssinicus (Beier, 1930)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 virescens (Serville, 1839)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis singularis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhomboderella scutata (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Severinia granulata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Sphodromantis baccettii (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Giant African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis centralis (Rehn, 1914)African MantisInfo
Sphodromantis citernii kenyana (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis fenestrata (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis gestri (Giglio-tos, 1912)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 meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis rubrostigma -> Sphodromantis kersteniKenya mantisInfo
Sphodromantis rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis rudolfae rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis stigmosa (Roy, 2010)Info
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
Stenopyga orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tarachina brevipennis (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachina raphidioides (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachina werneri (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachodella monticola (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tarachodes aestuans -> Chiropacha aestuansInfo
Tarachodes alluaudi (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachodes arabicus orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes insidiator (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Tarachodes karschi (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Tarachodes karschii (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes kibwezianus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes sanctus kibwezianus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes tananus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodula pantherina (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Taumantis sigiana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Lime mantisInfo
Telomantis lamperti (Werner, 1906)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa bokiana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella aurivillii (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Theopompella heterochroa (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
209 Species in Mantodea for Kenya 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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