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Distribution path and Subregions of Oceania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania
Subregions: Australasia (Australia, New Guinea), Melanesia (Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Guam, Palau), Polynesia (Hawaii, New Zealand)
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Oceania
Class
Oceania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 906 families, 22554 genera, 146142 species
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Subclass
Oceania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 893 families, 22398 genera, 145849 species
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Infraclass
Oceania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 847 families, 22113 genera, 144652 species
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Superorder
Oceania
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 94 families, 1342 genera, 6107 species
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Order
Oceania
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 8 families, 69 genera, 254 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
Oceania
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 32 genera, 158 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Oceania
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 33 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 4 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 44 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 15 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 154 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
8 Families with 254 Species in Oceania


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Oceania
Species with ANext  
Acromantis aruana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Acromantis australis (Saussure, 1871)Island MantisInfo
Acromantis palauana (Beier, 1972)Palau AcromantisInfo
Amantis reticulata (De Hann, 1842)Info
Amorphoscelis papua (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Amorphoscelis pellucida (Westwood, 1889)Info
Archimantis armata (Wood-mason, 1877)Info
Archimantis armatus (Wood-mason, 1877)Info
Archimantis brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Archimantis gracilis (Milledge, 1997)Info
Archimantis latistyla (Serville, 1838)Large Brown MantisInfo
Archimantis latistyla latistyla ()Info
Archimantis minor -> Archimantis sobrinaInfo
Archimantis monstrosa (Wood-mason, 1878)Monster MantisInfo
Archimantis quinquelobata (Tepper, 1905)Info
Archimantis sobrina (Saussure, 1872)Large Brown MantidInfo
Archimantis straminea (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Archimantis vittata (Milledge, 1997)Info
Austromantis albomarginata -> Pseudomantis albomarginataInfo
Austrovates papua (Milledge, 1997)Info
Austrovates variegata (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bolbe lowi (La Greca, 1969)Info
Bolbe maia (Tindale, 1923)Info
Bolbe nigra (Giglio-tos, 1915)Black ground mantidInfo
Bolbe pallida (Tindale, 1923)Info
Bolbe pygmaea (Saussure, 1871)Brown Ground MantisInfo
Bolbe pygmea -> Bolbe pygmaeaInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calofulcinia australis (La Greca, 1966)Info
Calofulcinia elegans (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Calofulcinia integra (Werner, 1928)Info
Calofulcinia oxynata (La Greca, 1969)Info
Calofulcinia oxynota (La Greca, 1969)Info
Calofulcinia paraoxypila (Tindale, 1930)Info
Calofulcinia vindula (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ciulfina annecharlotteae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina baldersoni (Ginn & Holwell In Holwell, Ginn & Herberstein, 2007)Info
Ciulfina biseriata (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ciulfina herbersteinae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina ianrichardi (Holwell, 2014)Info
Ciulfina klassi (Ginn & Holwell, 2007)Info
Ciulfina liturgusa (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ciulfina rentzi (Ginn & Holwell In Holwell, Ginn & Herberstein, 2007)Info
Ciulfina terrymariceae (Holwell, 2014)Info
Cliomantis cornuta (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Cliomantis dispar (Tindale, 1923)Info
Cliomantis lateralis (Hinton, 1939)Info
Cliomantis obscura (Hinton, 1939)Info
Coenomantis kraussiana (Saussure, 1872)Info
Coenomantis melanoptera -> Coenomantis kraussianaInfo
Compsothespis australiensis (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
Corthylomantis baldersoni (Milledge, 1997)Info
Creobroter granulicollis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deiphobe australiana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Deroplatys trigonodera (Westwood, 1889)Dead Leaf MantisInfo
Deroplatys truncata (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Dead Leaf MantisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Euchomenella finoti -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Euchomenella moluccarum (Saussure, 1872)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fulcinia alaris (Saussure, 1871)Info
Fulcinia exilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Fulcinia punctipes (Werner, 1928)Info
Fulcinia uxor (Werner, 1928)Info
Fulciniella infumata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Fulciniella loriae (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Fulciniella verticalis (Beier, 1965)Info
Fulciniola snelleni (Saussure, 1871)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus congicus (Rehn, 1912)Info
Geothespis australis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Gonatistella nigropicta (Westwood, 1889)Info
Gyromantis kraussi -> Gyromantis kraussiiSpiny Bark MantisInfo
Gyromantis kraussii (Saussure, 1872)Spiny Bark MantisInfo
Gyromantis occidentalis (Sjöstedt, 1918)Eastern Bark MantisInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haania aspera (Werner, 1922)Info
Hedigerella fasciatella (Werner, 1932)Info
Hierodula ansusana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula aruana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Hierodula atricoxis -> Tamolanica atricoxisHooded horrorInfo
Hierodula atricoxis atricoxis (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Hierodula atricoxis grandis (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula atrocoxata (Mukherjee, 1995)Info
Hierodula biaka (Deeleman-reinhold, 1957)Info
Hierodula brevis ()Info
Hierodula coarctata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula coxalis -> Alalomantis coxalisInfo
Hierodula fuscescens (Blanchard, 1853)Hubbard´s cave beetleInfo
Hierodula jobina (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula kapaurana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula lamasonga (Giglio-tos, 1912)Nelson´s cave beetleInfo
Hierodula maculisternum (Werner, 1925)Thin-neck cave beetleInfo
Hierodula majuscula (Tindale, 1923)Info
Hierodula monochroa (Montrouzier, 1855)Info
Hierodula papua -> Hierodula pygmaeaInfo
Hierodula patellifera (Serville, 1839)Giant Asian MantisInfo
Hierodula pulchra (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula pustulifera (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Hierodula pygmaea (Werner, 1933)Info
Hierodula ralumina (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Hierodula salomonis (Werner, 1930)Jade mantisInfo
Hierodula schultzei (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula schultzei brevis (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula schultzei schultzei (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula schulzei (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula schulzei schulzei (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula simbangana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula sorongana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula sorongana sorongana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Hierodula sorongana squalida (Beier, 1965)Info
Hierodula squalida (Beier, 1965)Info
Hierodula sternosticta (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula sternosticta coxalis (Werner, 1932)Info
Hierodula sternosticta sternosticta (Wood-mason, 1882)Info
Hierodula szentivanyi (Beier, 1965)Info
Hierodula tertiata -> Hierodula aruanaInfo
Hierodula trimaculata -> Zopheromantis loripesInfo
Hierodula venosa (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hierodula werneri (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Humbertiella ocularis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ima fusca (Tindale, 1924)Grey treerunnerInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kongobatha diademata (Hebard, 1920)Snake mantidInfo
Kongobatha papua (Beier, 1965)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Machairima papua (Beier, 1965)Info
Mantis octospilota (Westwood, 1889)Blackbarred MantidInfo
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Mellierella biroi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Metoxypilus costalis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Metoxypilus lobifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Metoxypilus spinosus -> Metoxypilus costalisInfo
Miomantis caffra -> Miomantis monachaSouth African mantisInfo
Miomantis monacha (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Myrmecomantis atra (Giglio-tos, 1913)Ant MantisInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nannofulcinia pulchra (Beier, 1965)Info
Nanomantis australis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Neomantis australis (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Netwinged mantidInfo
Neomantis hyalina (Tindale, 1924)Info
Neomantis robusta (Beier, 1935)Info
Nesoxypilus albomaculatus (Werner, 1933)Info
Nesoxypilus pseudomyrmex (Milledge, 1990)Info
Notomantis brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Notomantis chlorophana (Tindale, 1923)Info
Nullabora flavoguttata (Tindale, 1923)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthodera australiana (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Orthodera burmeisteri (Wood-mason, 1889)Burmeister mantidInfo
Orthodera gracilis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Orthodera gunnii (Le Guillou, 1841)Info
Orthodera ministalis ()Info
Orthodera ministralis (Fabricius, 1775)Australian Green MantisInfo
Orthodera ministralis ministralis ()Info
Orthodera ministralis timorensis ()Info
Orthodera novaezealandiae (Colenso, 1882)New Zealand mantisInfo
Orthodera rubrocoxata (Serville, 1839)Info
Orthodera timorensis (Werner, 1933)Info
Orthoderina fergusoniana (Werner, 1933)Info
Orthoderina straminea (Sjöstedt, 1918)Slender green mantidInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papubolbe curvidens (Beier, 1965)Info
Papubolbe eximia (Beier, 1965)Info
Papubolbe flava (Beier, 1965)Info
Papubolbe gressitti (Beier, 1965)Info
Papubolbe longipennis (Beier, 1965)Info
Papubolbe picea (Beier, 1965)Info
Papugalepsus alatus (Beier, 1965)Info
Papugalepsus elongatus (Werner, 1928)Info
Paraoxypilus armatus (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Paraoxypilus distinctus (Beier, 1929)Info
Paraoxypilus flavifemur (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Paraoxypilus insularis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Paraoxypilus kimberleyensis (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Paraoxypilus laticollis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis (Saussure, 1870)Info
Paraoxypilus verreauxii (Saussure, 1870)Info
Phthersigena centralis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Phthersigena conspersa (Stål, 1871)Info
Phthersigena insularis (Beier, 1965)Info
Phthersigena melania (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena minor (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Phthersigena nebulosa (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Phthersigena pallidifemur (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena unicornis (Tindale, 1923)Timor Unicorn MantisInfo
Phthersigena unicornis pallidifemur (Tindale, 1923)Info
Phthersigena unicornis unicornis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Pilomantis fusca (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Platycalymma latipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Podocanthus typhon (Gray, 1835)Pink Winged PhasmaInfo
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (Stål, 1860)False garden mantidInfo
Pseudomantis albomarginata (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Pseudomantis dimorpha (Werner, 1911)Info
Pseudomantis hartmeyeri (Werner, 1912)Info
Pseudomantis victorina (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodomantis carinicollis -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Rhodomantis disparilis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Rhodomantis gracilis -> Rhodomantis queenslandicaInfo
Rhodomantis helenae (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis kimberley (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis macula (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis microptera (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis mitchell (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis napier (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhodomantis pulchella (Tepper, 1904)Sugar maple borerInfo
Rhodomantis pulchellus (Tepper, 1904)Info
Rhodomantis queenslandica (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Rhodomantis rentzi (Milledge, 2014)Info
Rhombodera boschmai (Deeleman-reinhold, 1957)Info
Rhombodera extensicollis (Serville, 1839)Giant shield mantisInfo
Rhombodera keiana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Rhombodera morokana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Rhombodera papuana (Werner, 1929)Painted hickory borerInfo
Rhombodera rennellana (Beier, 1968)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scolodera pardalotus (Milledge, 1989)Info
Shodropoda tristis (Saussure, 1871)Burying MantisInfo
Sphodropoda dentifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Sphodropoda lepida (Milledge, 2005)Info
Sphodropoda loripes (Tindale, 1923)Info
Sphodropoda mjoebergi (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Sphodropoda moesta -> Sphodropoda tristisInfo
Sphodropoda papua -> Sphodropoda tristisInfo
Sphodropoda quinquedens (Mac Leay, 1827)Info
Sphodropoda tristis (Saussure, 1871)Burying mantisInfo
Sphodropoda viridis (Tindale, 1923)Info
Stagmomantis carolina (Johansson, 1763)Carolina mantisInfo
Statilia apicalis (Saussure, 1871)Info
Statilia maculata (Thunberg, 1784)Ko-kamakiri {Japanese}Info
Statilia maculata maculata (Thungberg, 1784)Info
Stenomantis novaeguineae (De Haan, 1842)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tamolanica andaina (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tamolanica andama (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tamolanica atricoxis (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Tamolanica decipiens (Werner, 1923)Info
Tamolanica denticulata (Krauss, 1902)Info
Tamolanica dilena (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tamolanica katauana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tamolanica pectoralis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Tamolanica splendida (Hebard, 1920)Info
Tamolanica tamolana (Werner, 1923)New Guinea shield mantisInfo
Tenodera angustipennis (Saussure, 1869)SaussureInfo
Tenodera aridifolia (Stoll, 1813)Japanese Giant MantisInfo
Tenodera australasiae (Leach, 1814)Purple-winged MantisInfo
Tenodera blanchardi (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Tenodera bokiana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Tenodera costalis (Blanchard, 1853)Info
Tenodera darchii -> Tenodera australasiaeInfo
Tenodera fasciata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Tenodera intermedia -> Orthodera novaezealandiaeBanded alder borerInfo
Tenodera sinensis -> Tenodera aridifoliaChinese MantisInfo
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera tessellata -> Tenodera australasiaeInfo
Theopompa tosta (Stål, 1877)Info
Thespis disparilis -> Rhodomantis disparilisInfo
Toxoderella fortnumi (Westwood, 1889)Info
Trachymantis dentifrons (Stål, 1877)Info
Trachymantis obesa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Tropidomantis tenera (Stål, 1860)Info
Tylomantis armillata (Beier, 1966)Info
Tylomantis fuliginosa (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zopheromantis loripes (Tindale, 1923)Info
254 Species in Mantodea for Oceania 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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