Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of Pakistan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Pakistan
Subregions: West Pakistan
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Pakistan
Class
Pakistan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 269 families, 1830 genera, 4291 species
Tree
Subclass
Pakistan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 267 families, 1827 genera, 4287 species
Tree
Infraclass
Pakistan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 263 families, 1818 genera, 4276 species
Tree
Superorder
Pakistan
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 29 families, 142 genera, 329 species
Tree
Order
Pakistan
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 7 families, 14 genera, 21 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Pakistan
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 8 genera, 11 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Pakistan
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 1 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 9 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 2 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 4 Species
7 Families with 21 Species in Pakistan


Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Pakistan
Aethalochroa affinis (Wood-mason, 1889)Pakistani Stick MantisInfo
Aethalochroa ashmoliana (Westwood, 1841)Iranian Stick MantisInfo
Aethalochroa spinipes (Wood-mason, 1889)Stick MantisInfo
Amorphoscelis naumanni (Kaltenbach, 1983)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Creobroter pictipennis (Wood-mason, 1878)Indian Flower MantisInfo
Eremiaphila braueri (Krauss, 1902)Info
Hestiasula brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Hierodula coarctata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula tenuidentata tenuidentata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Iris orientalis (Wood-mason, 1882)Turkish IrisInfo
Iris splendida (Uvarov, 1922)Info
Mantis religiosa inornata (Werner, 1930)Info
Microthespis dmitriewi (Werner, 1908)Info
Microthespis evansi (Uvarov, 1931)Info
Rivetina rhombicollis (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Statilia maculata (Thunberg, 1784)Ko-kamakiri {Japanese}Info
Statilia ocellata (Uvarov, 1922)Info
Tenodera australasiae (Leach, 1814)Purple-winged MantisInfo
Toxoderopsis taurus (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
21 Species in Mantodea for Pakistan listed
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

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Mantodea
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders