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Religious Mantis
Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Mantodea - mantids »  family Mantidae - Mantis »  genus Mantis

Scientific synonyms

Gryllus religiosus Linnaeus, 1758 o
Mantis carinata Cosmovici, 1888
Mantis pia Serville, 1839
Mantis religiosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= European Mantid

Least Concern
Temporal range:Upper Pliocene - recent

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758) - Religious Mantis

prey: Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758) - Religious Mantis, Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780) - Banded Demoiselle, Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Mantis religiosa beybienkoi Bazyluk, 1960
subspecies Mantis religiosa eichleri Bazyluk, 1960
subspecies Mantis religiosa fossilis Beier, 1967
subspecies Mantis religiosa inornata Werner, 1930
subspecies Mantis religiosa major Gerstaecker, 1873
subspecies Mantis religiosa polonica Bazyluk, 1960
subspecies Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Mantis religiosa religiosa

subspecies Mantis religiosa siedleckii Bazyluk, 1960
subspecies Mantis religiosa sinica Bazyluk, 1960

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [337214]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Mantis religiosa Linné, 1758]

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Explanations

o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list

i species introduced to area described by check-list

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list

extinct taxon