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Distribution path and Subregions of Tanzania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Tanzania
Subregions: Zanzibar
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Tanzania
Class
Tanzania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 451 families, 5463 genera, 19050 species
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Subclass
Tanzania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 447 families, 5457 genera, 19042 species
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Infraclass
Tanzania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 5373 genera, 18787 species
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Superorder
Tanzania
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 48 families, 504 genera, 1428 species
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Order
Tanzania
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 10 families, 70 genera, 255 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
Tanzania
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 41 genera, 153 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Tanzania
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 5 Species
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 6 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 20 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 133 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 53 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 18 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
10 Families with 255 Species in Tanzania


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Tanzania
Species with ANext  
Agrionopsis brachyptera (Beier, 1942)Info
Agrionopsis distanti (Kirby, 1899)Info
Agrionopsis modesta (Werner, 1908)Info
Amorphoscelis abyssinica (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Amorphoscelis brevialata (C. Giebel, 1862)Info
Amorphoscelis orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Antistia maculipennis (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Betamantis aliena (Werner, 1906)Info
Bolbira katangica ()Info
Bolbira minima ()Info
Bolbula debilis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bolbula exigua (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Bolbula widenmanni (Werner, 1906)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamothespis adusta (Werner, 1907)Info
Catasigerpes mortuifolia (Saussure, 1899)Info
Catasigerpes zernyi -> Oxypiloidea zernyiInfo
Chaeteessa burmeisteri (Giebel, 1862)Info
Chiropacha aestuans ()Info
Chiropacha orientalis ()Info
Chlidonoptera vexillum (Karsch, 1892)Info
Chlidonoptera werneri (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Chloromantis rhombica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Compsothespis kilwana (Giglio-tos, 1913)Info
Compsothespis marginipennis (Werner, 1917)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylopteryx orientalis (Werner, 1906)Info
Danuria affinis (Giglio-tos, 1914)Info
Danuria angusticollis (Beier, 1931)Info
Danuria barbozae (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Danuria contorta (Sjostedt, 1912)Info
Danuria kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Danuria thunbergi (Stal, 1856)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaea marchali (Reich & Fairmaire, 1847)Info
Entella delalandi (Saussure, 1870)Info
Entella grandis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Entella meruensls ()Info
Entella minor (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella reussi (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella rukwaensis (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Entella stegmanni (Rehn, 1914)Info
Entella taborana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Entella vitticeps (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Entelloptera rogenhoferi (Saussure, 1872)Info
Entelloptera rogenhoferi rogenhoferi (Saussure, 1872)Info
Epitenodera capitata (De Saussure, 1869)Info
Exparoxypilus africanus (Beier, 1929)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus capitatus (Saussure, 1869)Info
Galepsus fallax -> Onychogalepsus fallaxInfo
Galepsus montanus (Werner, 1907)Info
Galepsus nyassensis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Galepsus schwetzi -> Onychogalepsus schwetziInfo
Galepsus supervacaneus -> Onychogalepsus supervacaneusInfo
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Galinthias amoena (Saussure, 1871)Info
Galinthias memensis ()Info
Galinthias meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella carinata (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella flavicornis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella fuscipes (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella hyaloptera (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica hyaloptera (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjaricaInfo
Gonypetella similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjaricaInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapalogymnes gymnes (Rehn, 1927)Info
Hapalomantis katangica -> Bolbira katangicaInfo
Hemiempusa capensis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Heterochaeta orientalis (Gerstaecker, 1883)Info
Heterochaeta reticulata (Roy, 1976)Info
Heterochaeta zavattarii (La Greca, 1951)Info
Hoplocorypha acuta (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha bottegi (Saussure, 1895)Info
Hoplocorypha cacomana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha dentata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha foliata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha galeata (Saussure, 1870)Info
Hoplocorypha garuana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Twig prunerInfo
Hoplocorypha lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha mellea (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha nana (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Hoplocorypha narocana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha perplexa (Rehn, 1912)Info
Hoplocorypha punctata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha rapax (Saussure, 1881)Info
Hoplocorypha saussurii (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocorypha vittata (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Hoplocoryphella grandis (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idolomantis diabolica (Saussure, 1869)Giant Devil´s Flower MantisInfo
Idolomantis diabolicum ()Info
Idolomantis diabroticum -> Idolomantis diabolicaInfo
Idolomorpha dentifrons (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Alien head mantisInfo
Idolomorpha lateralis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Ischnomantis usambarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia amoena (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Junodia strigipennis (Westwood, 1889)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptocola phthisica (Saussure, 1869)Info
Leptocola seriepunctata (Karsch, 1892)Info
Leptocola stanleyana (Westwood, 1889)Info
Ligaria brevicollis -> Ligaria quadrinotataInfo
Ligaria brevis (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Ligaria denticollis (Werner, 1916)Info
Ligaria quadrinotata (Chopard, 1914)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maculatoscelis ascalaphoides (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)European MantisSite
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Melomantis africana (Werner, 1906)Info
Miomantis abyssinica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Egyptian mantisInfo
Miomantis aequalis (Rehn, 1904)Info
Miomantis affinis (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis alata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis amanica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis annulipes (Werner, 1916)Info
Miomantis aurantiaca (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis binotata (Giglio-tos, 1911)African Pinstripe MantisInfo
Miomantis brevipennis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Miomantis brunni (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis cinnabarina (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis equalis -> Miomantis aequalisInfo
Miomantis fallax (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis kibweziana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis lacualis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis mombasica (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis montana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis ornata (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis planivertex (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Miomantis pygmaea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis quadripunctata (Saussure, 1898)Info
Miomantis rebeli (Beier, 1929)Info
Miomantis rubra (Beier, 1929)Info
Miomantis sangarana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis semialata (Saussure, 1872)Info
Miomantis sjostedti (Giglio-tos, 1927)Info
Miomantis tangana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis tenuis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Miomantis usambanca (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Miomantis vitrea (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neodanuria bolauana (Saussure, 1869)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omomantis tigrina (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Omomantis zebrata (Charpentier, 1843)Info
Onychogalepsus capitata ()Info
Onychogalepsus centralis ()Info
Onychogalepsus diversus ()Info
Onychogalepsus fallax ()Info
Onychogalepsus gracilis ()Info
Onychogalepsus meridionalis ()Info
Onychogalepsus minimus (Werner, 1907)Info
Onychogalepsus minutus ()Info
Onychogalepsus schwetzi ()Info
Onychogalepsus supervacaneus ()Info
Otomantis aurita (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Otomantis rendalli (Kirby, 1899)Info
Otomantis scutigera (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Oxyelaea elegans (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Oxyophthalmellus somalicus (Rehn, 1911)Info
Oxypiloidea tridens (Saussure, 1872)Info
Oxypiloidea zernyi (Beier, 1942)Info
Oxypilus montanus (Roy, 1999)Info
Oxypilus tanzanicus (Roy, 1969)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracilnia neavei (Werner, 1909)Info
Paramantis natalensis (Stal, 1856)Info
Paramantis nyassana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis prasina (Audinet-serville, 1839)Info
Paramantis togana (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Paramantis victoriana (Werner, 1908)Info
Paramantis viridis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Parasphendale africana (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Parasphendale agrionina (Werner, 1913)Budwing mantisInfo
Parasphendale costalis (Kirby, 1904)Info
Parasphendale stali (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Parentella parva (Saussure, 1899)Info
Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister, 1838)Ghost MantisInfo
Plastogalepsus kuhlgatzi (Werner, 1907)Info
Polyspilota aeruginosa (Goeze, 1778)Madagascan Marbled MantisInfo
Popa crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Popa spurca -> Popa undataAfrican twig mantisInfo
Popa spurca crassa (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Popa spurca spurca (Stal, 1856)Info
Popa undata ()Info
Pseudocreobotra ocellata (Palisot, 1805)Ocellated Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Stål, 1871)Walhbergi´s Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudogalepsus dispar (Werner, 1907)Info
Pseudogalepsus inermis (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Pseudogalepsus modesta ()Info
Pseudogalepsus modestior (Schulthess-rechberg, 1899)Info
Pseudogalepsus modestus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Pseudogalepsus nigricoxa (Beier, 1954)Info
Pseudoharpax crenaticollis (La Greca, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis congica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis curta (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Pyrgomantis fasciata fasciata ()Info
Pyrgomantis nana (Sjostedt, 1924)Info
Pyrgomantis nasuta (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Pyrgomantis simillima (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis simillima curta (Beier, 1954)Info
Pyrgomantis singularis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhomboderella scutata (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphodromantis centralis (Rehn, 1914)African MantisInfo
Sphodromantis fenestrata (Giglio-tos, 1912)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis kersteni (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Sphodromantis lagrecai (Lombardo, 1989)Info
Sphodromantis lineola (Burmeister, 1838)African Praying MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola lineola (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Sphodromantis lineola pinguis (Roy, 1968)Info
Sphodromantis lineola speciosa (Roy, 1971)Info
Sphodromantis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis obscura (Beier & Hocking, 1965)Info
Sphodromantis rubrostigma -> Sphodromantis kersteniKenya mantisInfo
Sphodromantis rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis rudolfae rudolfae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Sphodromantis speciosa (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Sphodromantis tenuidentata (Lombardo, 1991)Tanzanian mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis (Forskal, 1775)African mantisInfo
Sphodromantis viridis meridionales ()Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarachina congica (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachina raphidioides (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachina werneri (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachina zernyi (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachodes alluaudi (Chopard, 1914)Info
Tarachodes chopardii ()Info
Tarachodes circulifer (Beier, 1963)Info
Tarachodes fraterculus (Rehn, 1912)Info
Tarachodes fuscipennis (Sjostedt, 1930)Info
Tarachodes hoedus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes karschii (Werner, 1907)Info
Tarachodes kibwezianus (Beier, 1957)Info
Tarachodes maurus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes okahandyanus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes pujoli sanctus ()Info
Tarachodes sanctus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Tarachodes sanctus kibwezianus (Giglio-tos, 1911)Info
Tarachodes taboranus (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Tarachodes usambarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Taumantis globiceps (Beier, 1969)Info
Taumantis sigiana (Giglio-tos, 1911)Lime mantisInfo
Telomantis lamperti (Werner, 1906)Info
Tenodera iringana -> Epitenodera capitataInfo
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa bokiana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa madagascariensis -> Tenodera superstitiosa bokianaInfo
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella orientais (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella orientalis (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Theopompella westwoodi (Kirby, 1904)Info
Species with YBack  Top
Yersiniops sophronica (Rehn & Hebard, 1908)Yersin´s ground mantisInfo
255 Species in Mantodea for Tanzania 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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