Mantis (genus)

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Mantidae
Tribe: Mantini
Genus: Mantis
Linnaeus, 1758

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The genus Mantis is in the family Mantidae, of the mantis order Mantodea.

Some of its species have the common name "praying mantis".


Mantis is a small genus of mantises, which includes 9 species (others are synonyms):[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ *Otte D., Spearman L. and Stiewe M.B.D Mantidae in Mantodea Species File Online. Version 1.0/3.5
  2. ^ Mantodea database

External Links[edit]

Media related to Mantis at Wikimedia Commons