Sphodromantis

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Sphodromantis
Sphodromantis viridis.jpg
Adult female Sphodromantis viridis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Mantidae
Subfamily: Mantinae
Tribe: Paramantini
Genus: Sphodromantis
Stål, 1871
Species

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Sphodromantis is a large genus of praying mantises concentrated in Africa, sometimes considered a synonym of the genus Hierodula. Outside their range especially, many share the common name African Mantis.[1][2][3][4]

Captivitys[edit]

Sphodromantis species are very common in the mantis pet trade.[5] List of Sphodromantis species that have been bred and raised in captivity.

Brown sub-adult female Sphodromantis sp. "Blue Flash" on a hand. These mantids are often green.

Species[edit]

Species include:[6]

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