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Genus Tenodera

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Subfamily Mantinae
Genus Tenodera
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Burmeister, 1838.
Numbers
Only 2 species in North America. They are both introduced:
Tenodera angustipennis Saussure 1869
Tenodera sinensis Stoll 1813
Identification
Chinese mantis (Tenodera sinensis) has a yellow spot between the raptorial arms, whereas Narrow-winged (Tenodera angustipennis) has an orange spot:

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