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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(2008) Contribution to the knowledge of the Mantodea of Ecuador with the description of the male of Pseudoxyops perpulchra (Westwood, 1889) (Mantodea: Mantidae: Stagmatopterinae).
Egg dispersion in two species of praying mantids (Mantodea: Mantidae).
CHOPARD, L., 1911.- Contribution a la faune des Orthopteres de la Guyane Francaise (Mantidae et Phasmidae) Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France 80: 809-816.
Los inmaduros de la familia Mantidae tambien se pueden encontrar en el follaje seco de los pastizales o se observan en los meristemos apicales de los arboles frutales, lugar en que se camuflan levantando el abdomen en espera de alguna presa posible.
Three taxa of arthropods as generalist predator of planthopper tea leaves were found in canopy of the plants, there are Curinus (Coocinellidae), Oxyopes (Oxyopidae) and Hymenopus (Mantidae).
Temporal distribution of hatching times in three sympatric mantids (Mantodea: Mantidae) with implications for niche separation and coexistence.
Influence of temperature and photoperiod on early developmental rate of Tenodera sinensis Saussure (Mantodea: Mantidae).
& IPPOLITO, S., 2004.--Revision of the species of Acanthops Serville 1831 (Mantodea, Mantidae, Acanthopinae) with comments on their phylogeny.
Dermaptera and Orthopterous families Blattidae, Mantidae and Phasmidae.