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Distribution path and Subregions of North Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa
Subregions: Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Cape Verde), Morocco, Sahara (West Sahara), South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in North Africa
Class
North Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 532 families, 6772 genera, 26275 species
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Subclass
North Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 527 families, 6753 genera, 26227 species
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Infraclass
North Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 509 families, 6686 genera, 26043 species
Tree
Superorder
North Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 59 families, 455 genera, 1543 species
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Order
North Africa
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 47 genera, 161 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
North Africa
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 26 genera, 96 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in North Africa
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 11 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 34 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 11 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 85 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 13 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
9 Families with 161 Species in North Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in North Africa
Species with ANext  
Ameles africana (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Ameles assoi (Bolivar, 1873)Info
Ameles decolor (Charpentier, 1825)Mediterranean Ground MantisInfo
Ameles dumonti (Chopard, 1943)Info
Ameles gracilis (Brullé, 1840)Info
Ameles heldreichi (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1882)Info
Ameles limbata -> Ameles gracilisInfo
Ameles maroccana (Uvarov, 1931)Info
Ameles modesta (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Ameles moralesi (Bolivar, 1936)Info
Ameles picteti (Saussure, 1869)Info
Ameles poggii (Lombardo, 1986)Info
Ameles spallanzania (Rossi, 1792)European dwarf mantisInfo
Apteromantis aptera (Fuente, 1894)Info
Apteromantis bolivari (Werner, 1929)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Blepharodes cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Blepharodes cornutus cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Blepharodes parumspinosus (Beier, 1930)Info
Blepharodes sudanensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis adusta (Werner, 1907)Info
Catasigerpes margarethae (Werner, 1912)Info
Chiropacha gilvus ()Info
Chiropacha obtusiceps ()Info
Compsothespis ebneri (Werner, 1918)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danuria impannosa (Karsch, 1889)Info
Danuria schweinfurthi -> Danuria impannosaInfo
Deromantis limbalicollis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Dilatempusa aegyptiaca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea gestroi (Capra, 1929)Info
Elaea gestroi gestroi (Capra, 1929)Info
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Epitenodera equatoriana (La Greca, 1993)Info
Epitenodera herbacea (Serville, 1839)Info
Eremiaphila andresi (Werner, 1910)Info
Eremiaphila arabica (Saussure, 1871)Arabian mantisInfo
Eremiaphila barbara (Brisout, 1854)Info
Eremiaphila cordofan ()Info
Eremiaphila denticollis (Lucas, 1855)Info
Eremiaphila denticollis denticollis (Lucas, 1855)Info
Eremiaphila denticollis tunetana (Werner, 1904)Info
Eremiaphila foureaui (Bolivar, 1905)Info
Eremiaphila gigas (Beier, 1930)Info
Eremiaphila hedenborgii (Stål, 1871)Info
Eremiaphila heluanensis (Werner, 1904)Info
Eremiaphila laeviceps (Chopard, 1934)Info
Eremiaphila maculata ()Info
Eremiaphila monodi (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila moreli (Bolivar, 1886)Info
Eremiaphila moreli maculata (Morales, 1947)Info
Eremiaphila moreli moreli ()Info
Eremiaphila murati (Chopard, 1940)Info
Eremiaphila mzabi (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila numida (Saussure, 1872)Info
Eremiaphila pierrei (Chopard, 1954)Info
Eremiaphila pyramidum (Werner, 1904)Info
Eremiaphila reticulata (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila rohlfsi (Werner, 1906)Info
Eremiaphila rotundipennis (Kirby, 1904)Info
Eremiaphila rufula (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila savignyi (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila spinulosa (Krauss, 1893)Info
Eremiaphila tuberculifera (Chopard, 1941)Info
Eremiaphila tunetana ()Info
Eremiaphila typhon (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila werneri (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Eremiaphila wettsteini (Werner, 1918)Info
Eremoplana infelix (Uvarov, 1924)Info
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Galepsus capitatus (Saussure, 1869)Info
Geomantis algenca (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Geomantis algerica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Geomantis larvoides (Pantel, 1896)Info
Geomantis larvoides algenca (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heterochaeta orientalis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Heterochaeta pantherina (Saussure, 1872)Info
Heteronutarsus aegyptiacus (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Hoplocorypha galeata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hypsicorypha gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolomorpha dentifrons (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Alien head mantisInfo
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Iris coeca (Uvarov, 1931)Info
Iris deserti (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Ischnomantis gigas (Saussure, 1870)Info
Ischnomantis perfida (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Miomantis abyssinica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis annulipes (Werner, 1916)Info
Miomantis tenuis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nilomantis floweri (Werner, 1907)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogalepsus sudanensis ()Info
Oxyothespis dumonti (Chopard, 1941)North African grass mantisInfo
Oxyothespis maroccana (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Oxyothespis nilotica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxyothespis nilotica nilotica (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxyothespis senegalensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Oxyothespis sudanensis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Oxyothespis tricolor (Chopard, 1941)Info
Oxyothespis villiersi (Chopard, 1950)Info
Oxypiloidea margarethae -> Oxypiloidea tridensInfo
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypilus annulatus (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxypilus cherlonneixi (Roy, 1999)Info
Oxypilus descampsi (Roy, 1966)Info
Oxypilus distinctus -> Oxypilus annulatusGambian boxer mantisInfo
Oxypilus falcatus (Roy, 1966)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paramorphoscelis gondokorensis (Werner, 1907)Info
Paraseverinia finoti (Chopard, 1943)Info
Paroxyophthalmus collaris (Saussure, 1872)Info
Paroxyophthalmus ornatus (Werner, 1918)Info
Perlamantis algerica (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Perlamantis allibertii (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens (Serville, 1839)Gambian Spotted-eye Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax virescens virescens (Serville, 1839)Info
Pseudoyersinia betancuriae (Wiemers, 1993)Info
Pseudoyersinia canariensis (Chopard, 1942)Info
Pseudoyersinia inaspectata (Lombardo, 1986)Info
Pseudoyersinia kabilica (Lombardo, 1986)Info
Pseudoyersinia occidentalis (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Pseudoyersinia pilipes (Chopard, 1954)Info
Pseudoyersinia salvinae (Lombardo, 1986)Info
Pseudoyersinia subaptera (Chopard, 1942)Info
Pseudoyersinia teydeana (Chopard, 1942)Info
Pyrgomantis jonesi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Pyrgomantis mabuia (Werner, 1907)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rivetina baetica (Rambur, 1839)Ground MantisInfo
Rivetina baetica baetica (Rambur, 1839)Info
Rivetina baetica tenuidentata (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina fasciata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Rivetina tenuidentata ()Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Severinia granulata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Severinia lemoroi (Finot, 1893)Info
Sphodromantis barbara ()Info
Sphodromantis bioculata -> Sphodromantis gastricaInfo
Sphodromantis fenestrata (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis giubana (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis kersteni (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Sphodromantis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis occidentalis -> Sphodromantis gastricaInfo
Sphodromantis pachinota (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis barbara (La Greca, 1967)Info
Sphodromantis viridis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis viridis occidentalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tarachina raphidioides (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes obtusiceps (Stal, 1871)Info
Tenodera rungsi (Uvarov, 1935)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
161 Species in Mantodea for North Africa 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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