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Distribution path and Subregions of Nigeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Nigeria
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Nigeria
Class
Nigeria
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 325 families, 3446 genera, 10179 species
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Subclass
Nigeria
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 321 families, 3440 genera, 10173 species
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Infraclass
Nigeria
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 309 families, 3354 genera, 9881 species
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Superorder
Nigeria
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 30 families, 292 genera, 581 species
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Order
Nigeria
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 8 families, 33 genera, 56 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
Nigeria
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 21 genera, 38 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Nigeria
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 4 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 15 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 23 SpeciesMantids
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 8 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
8 Families with 56 Species in Nigeria


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Nigeria
Species with ANext  
Amorphoscelis pallida (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Amorphoscelis tigrina (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Anasigerpes bifasciata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Anasigerpes unifasciata (Roy, 1979)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Blepharodes parumspinosus (Beier, 1930)Info
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Calospilota calabarica (Westwood, 1889)Info
Calospilota duchaillui (Rehn, 1960)Info
Calospilota lolodorfana ()Info
Calospilota misana ()Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Catasigerpes nigericus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Catasigerpes toganus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Caudatoscelis lagrecai (Roy, 1964)Info
Chloroharpax modesta (Gerstaecker, 1883)Nigerian Flower MantisInfo
Chrysomantis tessmanni (Werner, 1928)Info
Chrysomantis tristis -> Chrysomantis tessmanniInfo
Congoharpax judithae (Roy, 1972)Info
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Danuria buchholzi (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
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Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Epitenodera houyi (Werner, 1928)Info
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Galepsus affinis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus feae (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus laticeps -> Galepsus affinisInfo
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Heterochaeta bernardii (Roy, 1972)Info
Heterochaeta girardi (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta kumari (Roy, 1975)Info
Heterochaeta strachani (Kirby, 1904)Info
Hoplocorypha distinguenda (Beier, 1930)Info
Hoplocorypha nigerica (Beier, 1930)Info
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Ischnomantis gigas (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola gracillima (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Miomantis paykullii (Stal, 1871)Egyptian mantisInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oxypilus enei (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus guentheri (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus hamatus (Roy, 1966)Info
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Paragalepsus nigericus (Beier, 1930)Info
Paramorphoscelis gondokorensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Paroxyophthalmus nigericus (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Plistospilota nigerica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Presibylla speciosa (Roy, 1996)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 congica (Beier, 1931)Congo MantisInfo
Sphodromantis gracilicollis (Beier, 1930)Info
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tarachodes robustus (Beier, 1930)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella elegans (La Greca & Lombardo, 1993)Info
Theopompella heterochroa (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
56 Species in Mantodea for Nigeria 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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