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Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa
Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa


Mantis religiosa - Top view
Mantis religiosa - Top view
Mantis religiosa
Mantis religiosa
Mantis religiosa - green
Mantis religiosa - green
Green Mantis religiosa - side view
Green Mantis religiosa - side view
Mantis religiosa - Nymph
Mantis religiosa - Nymph
Praying Mantis - Nymph
Praying Mantis - Nymph
Mantis religiosa
Mantis religiosa
Young Praying Mantis
Young Praying Mantis

Mantis religiosa
Subspecies17
Common namesEuropean Mantis, Religious Mantis, Praying Mantis, European mantid
German namesEuropäische Gottesanbeterin, Gottesanbeterin, Gemeine Gottesanbeterin
Dutch namesEuropese bidsprinkhaan, Gewone bidsprinkhaan, Bidsprinkhaan
Finnish namesRukoilijasirkka
Italian namesMantide religiosa
French namesMante religieuse
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Eco zoneTerrestrial
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southeast England (Hampshire, Berkshire)))))), Germany (West Germany (North Germany (Lower Saxony))), Scandinavia (Sweden)), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica)), Switzerland, Benelux (Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium)), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands (Majorca)), Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Yugoslavia (Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Macedonia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Asia
Far East (Southeast Asia (Indonesia (Java, Sulawesi), Indochinese Peninsula (Vietnam, Laos), Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia), East Asia (China, Taiwan, Japan, Mongolia, Korea (South Korea))), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Yemen, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia), Southwest Asia), South Asia (Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Pakistan), Central Asia (Tajikistan, Turkestan (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan)), North Asia
Caucasus
Georgia
Russia
Siberia (West Siberia (West Siberian Plain)), European Russia (South European Russia (Stavropol Krai))
Oceania
Australasia
Australia
Polynesia
Hawaii
Melanesia
Papua New Guinea
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Indian Ocean islands (Madagascar), Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Zambia
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Morocco, Libya
West Africa
Ghana, Mali, Togo, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal
Southern Africa
Republic South Africa (Cape (Eastern Cape), Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng, Free State), Namibia
Central Africa
Cameroon, Congo (Republic of the Congo)
America
North America
Mexico, USA (Florida, Louisiana, California, Montana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maryland, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Alabama, New York, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Nebraska, South Dakota, Delaware, Vermont, North Dakota), Canada (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador)
South America
Colombia
Central America
Panama


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Neogene
Pliocene (Upper Pliocene)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
South Palaearctic


CountriesAlgeria, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Distr. infoIntroduced into North America
Links and ReferencesMantis religiosa in insectidentification.org
Mantis religiosa in itis.gov
Mantis religiosa in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa
2. Mantis religiosa - Top view
3. Mantis religiosa
4. Mantis religiosa - green
5. Green Mantis religiosa - side view
6. Mantis religiosa - Nymph
7. Praying Mantis - Nymph
8. Mantis religiosa
9. Young Praying Mantis
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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
SuperfamilyMantoidea
FamilyMantidae
Mantids, Mantis
SubfamilyMantinae
TribeMantini
GenusMantis
Praying mantis, Mantid, Mantes, Mantises
Speciesreligiosa
Mantis religiosa
European Mantis, Religious Mantis, Praying Mantis, European mantid
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Gryllus religiosa
Gryllus religiosus
Mantis religiosa
 
Subspecies
Mantis religiosa bey-bienkoi
Mantis religiosa beybienkoi
Mantis religiosa caucasica
Mantis religiosa eichleri
Mantis religiosa griveaudi
Mantis religiosa inornata
Mantis religiosa langoalata
Mantis religiosa latinota
Mantis religiosa macedonica
Mantis religiosa major
Mantis religiosa maroccana
Mantis religiosa polonica
Mantis religiosa radiata
Mantis religiosa religiosa
Mantis religiosa sancta
Mantis religiosa siedleckii
Mantis religiosa sinica
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