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Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 373 families, 9843 genera, 86177 species
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Order
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 25 families, 476 genera, 3899 species
Site
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Families25
Genera476
Species3.899
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)
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Superfamily    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     4 families, 252 genera, 2472 species
Family    Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838)
     14 genera, 144 species
Site
Family    Ambermantidae (Grimaldi, 2003)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877)
     16 genera, 122 species
Site
Family    Amorphoscelididae (Stål, 1877) -> Amorphoscelidae
     0 species
Site
Family    Baissomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1993)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920)
     7 genera, 17 species
Site
Family    Cretomantidae (Gratshev & Zherikhin, 1994)
     2 genera, 1 species
Family    Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838)
     9 genera, 46 species
Site
Family    Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889)
     2 genera, 101 species
Site
Family    Galinthiadidae (Giglio-tos, 1919)
     0 species
Family    Gryllomantidae (Gorochov, 2006)
     3 genera, 1 species
Family    Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919)
     47 genera, 164 species
Site
Family    Jantarimantidae (Vrsansky, 2002)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Juramantidae (Vrsansky, 2002)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919)
     20 genera, 115 species
Site
Family    Metallyticidae (Handlirsch, 1925)
     1 genus, 9 species
Site
Family    Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872)
     2 genera, 3 species
Site
Family    Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930)
     34 genera, 391 species
Site
Family    Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919)
     42 genera, 242 species
Site
Family    Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919)
     17 genera, 61 species
Site
Genus    Cephalomantis (Gistel, 1856) - 3 species
Genus    Mantes (Fourcroy & Geoffroy, 1785) - 1 species
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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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