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Family Mantidae

Mantid - Stagmomantis carolina - male Mantis at Saguaro NP, Arizona - Litaneutria minor - male Which Mantis is this? - Tenodera sinensis Mantis ID Request - Stagmomantis carolina - male Phyllovates Chlorophaea - Phyllovates chlorophaea - male - female Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina - male Female Midge on a Female Mantid - Stagmomantis - female Praying Mantis - Tenodera sinensis
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