Mantidae


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Mantidae

[′man·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of predacious orthopteran insects characterized by a long, slender prothorax bearing a pair of large, grasping legs, and a freely moving head with large eyes.
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Order Family Coleoptera Cantharidae Coccinellidae Lycidae Diptera Syrphidae Hemiptera Pentatomidae Reduviidae Hymenoptera Apidae Braconidae Chalcididae Formicidae Ichneumonidae Proctotrupidae Stephanidae Vespidae Neuroptera Chrysopidae Mantodea Mantidae Order Genus (species) #Plants (a) Coleoptera Chauliognathus 25 Azya orbigera Mulsant, Cycloneda san- 40 guinea L.
Coleoptera: Carabidae Calleida decora (Fabricius) Dictyotera: Mantidae Thesprotia graminis Scudder Hemiptera: Anthocoridae Xylocoris vicarius (Reuter) Hemiptera: Lygaeidae Geocoris punctipes (Say) (1) Hemiptera: Miridae Engytatus modestus (Distant) (1) Macrolophus sp.