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Genus Stagmomantis

Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina Mantis  - Stagmomantis carolina - female Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis Stagmomantis carolina? - Stagmomantis carolina - male Stagmomantis carolina? - Stagmomantis carolina - female Chrysalis - Stagmomantis Unknown Structure - Stagmomantis carolina  Stagmomantis carolina - young male ? - Stagmomantis carolina - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Genus Stagmomantis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stagmomantis Saussure 1869
Explanation of Names
Greek stagmo 'a drop' + Mantis, a genus name
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 26 total(1)
Identification
The facial shield (plate below antennal insertion and between the eyes) is relatively long and narrow in Stagmomantis (1-3), more squarish in Tenodera sinensis (4 & 5)
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Range
New World, mostly neotropical
Remarks
our only representative of the subfamily Stagmomantinae, that contains two more genera(1)
Internet References
Biotaxa. A synoptic review of the genus Stagmomantis (Mantodea: Mantidae)