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Family Mantidae

Insect casing?? Anyone know ?? - Tenodera sinensis Pale mantid - Stagmomantis - female Mantid? - Mantis religiosa - female large stick-like mantis - side view - Brunneria borealis - female Which Mantid? - Stagmomantis - male ID request, Mantid - Tenodera sinensis - male Mantid - Stagmomantis carolina - male Mantis nymph - Stagmomantis carolina - 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