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Family Mantidae

Some type of Praying Mantis? - Pseudovates arizonae Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina - female Chinese Mantis Washes Up - Tenodera sinensis Stagmomantis carolina - female young mantid on the picnic table - Stagmomantis - male Mantid - Mantis religiosa - female Carolina mantid - Stagmomantis carolina - male Carolina Mantis nymph - Stagmomantis carolina
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Explanation of Names
From genus Mantis, which see.
Internet References
University of Florida Entomology Dept. PDF key to Florida mantids by P.M. Choate