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Family Liturgusidae

Grizzled Mantid - Gonatista grisea - female Carolina Mantis - Gonatista grisea - female Florida Bug - Gonatista grisea Grizzled Mantid - Gonatista grisea Bug on door - Gonatista grisea - female Gonatista grisea - male Gonatista grisea - female praying mantis - Gonatista grisea
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Liturgusidae
Numbers
2 spp. in the US, one native in the southeast and 1 introduced in Florida
Habitat
Typically bark-inhabiting species
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