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Family Mantidae

What kind of mantis? - Tenodera sinensis - female Chinese Mantid? - Tenodera sinensis Stagmomantis (Halloween Mantis) - Stagmomantis limbata - female Carolina mantis ootheca (egg sac) - Stagmomantis carolina Brown Mantis with Battle Wound - Stagmomantis carolina Nymph, Mantis religiosa? - Stagmomantis carolina Mantis with grasshopper - Stagmomantis carolina - female Praying mantis - Brunneria borealis - 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