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Distribution path and Subregions of Zambia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Zambia
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Zambia
Class
Zambia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 250 families, 2506 genera, 6905 species
Tree
Subclass
Zambia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 248 families, 2504 genera, 6903 species
Tree
Infraclass
Zambia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 237 families, 2430 genera, 6662 species
Tree
Superorder
Zambia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 29 families, 195 genera, 333 species
Tree
Order
Zambia
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 6 families, 28 genera, 49 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
Zambia
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     2 families, 18 genera, 34 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Zambia
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 6 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 28 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 8 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
6 Families with 49 Species in Zambia


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Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Zambia
Species with ANext  
Agrionopsis distanti (Kirby, 1899)Info
Ariusia conspersa (Stål, 1877)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bisanthe menyharthi (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Bisanthe menyharthi menyharthi (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chopardentella backlundi (Kaltenbach, 1990)Info
Cilnia humeralis (Saussure, 1871)Wide-armed MantisInfo
Compsothespis anomala (Saussure, 1872)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danuria kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Dystacta alticeps (Schaum, 1852)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galepsus fumipennis -> Onychogalepsus fumipennisInfo
Galepsus meridionalis (Saussure, 1872)Info
Galepsus rhodesicus -> Onychogalepsus rhodesicusInfo
Galepsus tenuis (Stål, 1877)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjarica (Sjostedt, 1909)Info
Gonypetella kilimandjarica similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjarica kilimandjaricaInfo
Gonypetella similis -> Gonypetella kilimandjaricaInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hoplocorypha boromensis (Brancsik, 1897)Info
Hoplocorypha macra (Stål, 1856)Info
Hoplocorypha narocana (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junodia congica (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Junodia maculata -> Junodia congicaInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ligaria affinis (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria backlundi -> Chopardentella backlundiInfo
Ligaria brevicollis brevicollis (Stal, 1877)Info
Ligaria brevicollis ignota (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Ligaria ignota ()Info
Ligaria quadrinotata (Chopard, 1914)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mantis eichleri ()Info
Mantis religiosa eichleri (Bazyluk, 1960)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negromantis gracillima (Kaltenbach, 1996)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogalepsus fumipennis ()Info
Otomantis rendalli (Kirby, 1899)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergi (Stål, 1871)Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii (Stål, 1871)Walhbergi´s Spiny Flower MantisInfo
Pseudoharpax ugandanus (Giglio-tos, 1915)Info
Pyrgomantis rhodesica (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhomboderella thorectes (Rehn, 1949)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphodromantis elongata (La Greca, 1969)Info
Sphodromantis gastrica (Stål, 1858)Common Green MantisInfo
Sphodromantis lineola pinguis (Roy, 1968)Info
Sphodromantis pinguis ()Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarachina zernyi (Beier, 1954)Info
Tarachodes sanctus (Saussure, 1871)Info
Taumantis globiceps (Beier, 1969)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Tenodera superstitiosa superstitiosa (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Theopompella fusca (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zouza radiosa (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
49 Species in Mantodea for Zambia 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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