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Distribution path and Subregions of Namibia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Namibia
Class
Namibia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 349 families, 2937 genera, 7318 species
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Subclass
Namibia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 347 families, 2922 genera, 7274 species
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Infraclass
Namibia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 331 families, 2842 genera, 7093 species
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Superorder
Namibia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 44 families, 260 genera, 483 species
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Order
Namibia
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 8 families, 48 genera, 114 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
Namibia
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 32 genera, 61 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Namibia
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 8 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 7 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 53 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 33 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 8 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
8 Families with 114 Species in Namibia


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Namibia
Species with ANext  
Amorphoscelis austrogermanica (Werner, 1923)Info
Amorphoscelis tuberculata (Roy, 1963)Info
Antistia maculipennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Antistia parva (Beier, 1953)Info
Antistia vicina (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ariusia conspersa (Stål, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bisanthe pulchripennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Bolbena assimilis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Bolbena hottentotta (Karny, 1908)Hottentot mantisInfo
Bolbena maraisi (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Bolbena minor (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis linatipennis (Werner, 1923)Info
Calamothespis lineatipennis (Werner, 1923)Info
Carvilia saussurii (Stål, 1876)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Chroicoptera vidua (Stal, 1856)Info
Cilnia chopardi (Werner, 1927)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Compsothespis michaelseni (Werner, 1923)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Dystactula grisea (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Entella brunni (Werner, 1923)Info
Entella delalandi (Saussure, 1870)Info
Entella femina (Karny, 1908)Info
Entella gaerdesi -> Entella vitticepsInfo
Episcopomantis chalybea (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus brincki -> Galepsus tenuisInfo
Galepsus damaranus -> Onychogalepsus damaranusInfo
Galepsus femoratus -> Onychogalepsus femoratusInfo
Galepsus focki -> Onychogalepsus fockiInfo
Galepsus lenticularis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Galepsus pentheri -> Onychogalepsus pentheriInfo
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Galepsus ulricae -> Onychogalepsus ulricaeInfo
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Geothespis australis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Gonypetella australis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Gonypetella deletrix (Rehn, 1927)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harpagomantis tricolor (Linné, 1758)Info
Heterochaeta occidentalis (Beier, 1963)Info
Heterochaeta tenuipes -> Heterochaeta occidentalisInfo
Hoplocorypha galeata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hoplocorypha garuana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Twig prunerInfo
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha perplexa (Rehn, 1912)Info
Hoplocorypha saussurii (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha striata (Beier, 1930)Info
Hoplocorypha turneri (Beier, 1930)Info
Hoplocoryphella grandis (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnomantis fatiloqua (Stal, 1856)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ligaria aberrans (Karny, 1908)Info
Ligaria brevicollis ignota (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria dentata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria ignota ()Info
Ligaria inexpectata (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligariella bicornuta (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligariella gracilis (Karny, 1908)Info
Ligariella trigonalis (Saussure, 1899)Info
Ligentella beieri (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Miomantis australis -> Miomantis exilisInfo
Miomantis coxalis (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis exilis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis fenestrata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Miomantis natalica (Beier, 1930)Info
Miomantis quadripunctata (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis semialata (Saussure, 1872)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nothgalepsus planivertex ()Info
Nothogalepsus planivertex (Beier, 1953)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Onychogalepsus damaranus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Onychogalepsus femoratus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Onychogalepsus focki (Werner, 1923)Info
Onychogalepsus orientalis ()Info
Onychogalepsus pentheri ()Info
Onychogalepsus ulricae ()Info
Oxyothespis meridionalis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Firtree borerInfo
Oxypiloidea margarethae -> Oxypiloidea tridensInfo
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypilus transvalensis -> Oxypilus villiersiInfo
Oxypilus villiersi (Roy, 1966)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parentella laticollis (Karny, 1908)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Popa spurca -> Popa undataAfrican twig mantisInfo
Popa spurca spurca (Stal, 1856)Info
Popa undata ()Info
Pseudodystacta braueri (Karny, 1908)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis rhodesica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Sphodromantis occidentalis -> Sphodromantis gastricaInfo
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis occidentalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarachina constricta (Werner, 1923)Info
Tarachina raphidioides (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachina schultzei (Karny, 1908)Info
Tarachodes bicornis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Two-horned MantisInfo
Tarachodes bispinosus -> Chiropacha smithiInfo
Tarachodes dives (Saussure, 1869)Info
Tarachodes gigas (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Tarachodes lucubrans (Burchell, 1822)Info
Tarachodes maurus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes namibiensis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Tarachodes nubifer (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Tarachodes okahandyanus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes thomseni (Werner, 1923)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zouza radiosa (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
114 Species in Mantodea for Namibia 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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