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Distribution path and Subregions of Sri Lanka (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Sri Lanka
Class
Sri Lanka
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 448 families, 4171 genera, 9941 species
Tree
Subclass
Sri Lanka
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 445 families, 4167 genera, 9936 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sri Lanka
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 427 families, 4088 genera, 9784 species
Tree
Superorder
Sri Lanka
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 48 families, 278 genera, 479 species
Tree
Order
Sri Lanka
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 9 families, 36 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
Sri Lanka
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 20 genera, 31 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Sri Lanka
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 5 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 8 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 23 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 5 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
9 Families with 56 Species in Sri Lanka


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Sri Lanka
Species with ANext  
Aethalochroa ashmoliana (Westwood, 1841)Iranian Stick MantisInfo
Amantis nawai (Shiraki, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis annulicornis (Stål, 1871)Info
Amorphoscelis brunneipennis (Beier, 1956)Info
Amorphoscelis ceylonica -> Amorphoscelis pellucidaInfo
Amorphoscelis pellucida (Westwood, 1889)Info
Amorphoscelis spinosa (Beier, 1942)Info
Armeniola laevis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Asiadodis squilla (Saussure, 1869)Asian Shield MantisInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cheddikulama straminea (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Choeradodis cancellata -> Choeradodis strumariaInfo
Choeradodis squilla -> Asiadodis squillaInfo
Choeradodis strumaria (Linnaeus, 1758)Leaf MantisInfo
Compsomantis ceylonica (Werner, 1929)Info
Creobroter pictipennis (Wood-mason, 1878)Indian Flower MantisInfo
Creobroter signifer (Walker, 1859)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deiphobe infuscata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Deiphobella laticeps (Wood-mason, 1876)Info
Didymocorypha lanceolata (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Dysaules uvana (Henry, 1932)Info
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Elmantis lata (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Elmantis trincomaliae (Saussure, 1869)Info
Euantissa pulchra (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gongylus gongylodes (Linnaeus, 1758)Wandering Violin MantisInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalopezella maculata (Kirby, 1904)Info
Hestiasula brunneriana (Saussure, 1871)Info
Hestiasula ceylonica (Beier, 1956)Info
Hierodula harpyia (Westwood, 1889)Illinois cave beetleInfo
Hierodula membranacea (Burmeister, 1838)Giant Asian mantisInfo
Hierodula tenuidentata (Saussure, 1869)Info
Hierodula unimaculata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hierodula versicolor (Henry, 1932)Info
Humbertiella affinis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Humbertiella ceylonica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Humbertiella indica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Humbertiella similis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Humbertiella taprobanarum (Wood-mason, 1891)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iridopteryx iridipennis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptomantella ceylonica (Beier, 1956)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Metacromantis oxyops (Beier, 1930)Info
Micromantis glauca (Saussure, 1870)Info
Muscimantis montana (Henry, 1931)Info
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Odontomantis pulchra (Olivier, 1792)Info
Oxyophthalma engaeus ()Info
Oxyophthalma gracillis ()Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parathespis humbertiana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Pezomantis henryi (Uvarov, 1927)Info
Pseudoxypilus hemerobius (Stoll, 1788)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhombodera taprobana (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Rhombodera taprobanae (Wood-mason, 1878)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Schizocephala bicornis (Linné, 1758)Info
Statilia maculata (Thunberg, 1784)Ko-kamakiri {Japanese}Info
Statilia maculata maculata (Thungberg, 1784)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tenodera fasciata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Toxoderopsis spinigera (Wood-mason, 1889)Info
56 Species in Mantodea for Sri Lanka 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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