Acanthops

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Acanthops
Acanthops falcataria.jpg
Adult female Acanthops falcataria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Acanthopidae
Subfamily: Acanthopinae
Tribe: Acanthopini
Genus: Acanthops
Serville, 1831
Species
Synonyms

Plesiacanthops (Chopard, 1913)

Acanthops is a genus in the subfamily Acanthopinae of the family Acanthopidae, containing 19 species that can be found in South America.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Francesco Lombardo & Salvatrice Ippolito (2004). "Revision of the species of Acanthops Serville 1831 (Mantodea, Mantidae, Acanthopinae) with comments on their phylogeny". Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97 (6): 1076–1102. doi:10.1603/0013-8746(2004)097[1076:ROTSOA]2.0.CO;2.