Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Liturgusidae

Mantis - Gonatista grisea Gonatista grisea Male - Gonatista grisea - male mantis - Gonatista grisea Unidentified North Central Florida Mantid - Gonatista grisea - female Grizzled Mantid - Gonatista grisea Liturgusa maya - female Liturgusa maya - female
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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