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Genus Phyllovates

Mexican Unicorn Mantis - Phyllovates chlorophaea Unicorn nymph, close-up - Phyllovates chlorophaea Phyllovates Chlorophaea - Phyllovates chlorophaea - female Mexican Unicorn Mantis - Phyllovates chlorophaea Phyllovates female - Phyllovates chlorophaea - female Phyllovates female - Phyllovates chlorophaea - female Texas Unicorn Mantis - Phyllovates chlorophaea Pseudovates chlorophaea nymph - Phyllovates chlorophaea
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Mantidae
Subfamily Vatinae
Genus Phyllovates
Explanation of Names
Phyllovates Kirby 1904
phyllo- 'leaf' + Vates, a similar neotropical genus, 'prophet, soothsayer' (may be of Celtic origin)
Numbers
a single species in our area, 14 spp. total(1)
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