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Family Mantidae

Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis californica - female Chinese Mantid - Tenodera sinensis Mantid Help... - Stagmomantis carolina - male Stagmomantis carolina - female Little mantis in grass - Litaneutria minor Carolina Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina - female Mantid - Stagmomantis carolina - male Litaneutria obscura? - Mantis religiosa - female
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