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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Liturgusa - Lichen Mantises

Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Liturgusidae
Genus Liturgusa (Lichen Mantises)
Explanation of Names
Liturgusa Saussure 1869
Numbers
a single (adventive) species in our area (1), 24 spp. total(2)
Range
widespread neotropical genus(2); 1 species recently introduced in FL (1)
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