Acanthopidae

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Acanthopidae
Metilia brunnerii MHNT male vol.jpg
Metilia brunnerii - Muséum de Toulouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Acanthopidae
Genera

Acanthops
Acontista
Astollia
Callibia
Decimiana
Lagrecacanthops
Metilia
Miracanthops
Paratithrone
Pseudacanthops
Raptrix
Stenophylla
Tithrone

Acanthopidae is a family of mantises consisting of 13 genera in the order Mantodea.[1] That family was first described by the German entomologist Reinhard Ehrmann in 2002.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ITIS Catalogue of Life
  2. ^ Ehrmann, R. 2002. Mantodea: Gottesanbeterinnen der Welt. Natur und Tier, Münster.