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    Mantid Species in North America

    Mantid Species in North America

     

    Brunneria borealis Brunner's mantis

    Gonatista grisea

    Grizzled mantis

    Iris oratoria

    Mediterranean mantis

    Litaneutria minor

    Minor ground mantis

    Litaneutria ocularis ?

    Mantis religiosa

    European mantis

    Mantoida maya

    Little Yucatan mantis

    Oligonicella mexicana

    Slim Mexican mantis

    Oligonicella (Oligonyx?) scudderi

    Scudder's mantis

    Phyllovates chlorophaea

    Pseudovates arizonae

    Arizona unicorn mantis

    Stagmomantis californica

    California mantis

    Stagmomantis carolina

    Carolina mantis

    Stagmomantis floridensis

    Larger Florida mantis

    Stagmomantis gracilipes

    Stagmomantis limbata

    Bordered mantis

    Tenodera angustipennis

    Narrow-winged mantis

    Tenodora aridifolia sinensis

    Chinese mantis

    Thesprotia graminis

    Grass-like mantis

    Yersiniops solitarium

    Horned ground mantis

    Yersiniops sophronicum

    Yersin's ground mantis

    Mantids by State or Province

    I've included primarily vouchered sites here. Sources listed at the bottom of the page.

    Arizona

     Iris oratoria Yuma Co.; La Paz Co.; Maricopa Co.; Pima Co.
     Litaneutria minor Yuma Co.; La Paz Co.; Maricopa Co.; Pinal Co.; Pima Co.; Sabino Canyon; Baboquivari Mts.; Cochise Co.; Huachuca Mts.; Chiricahua Mts.; Pinaleno Mts.; Pinal Mts.; Kaibab Plateau; White Mts.
     Mantoida maya Sta. Rita Mts.
     Oligonicella mexicana Maricopa Co.; Pima Co.; Sta. Catalina Mts.; Sabino Canyon; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Sta. Rita Mts.; Huachuca Mts.
     Pseudovates arizonae Pinal Co.; Pima Co.; Sta. Catalina Mts.; Sabino Canyon; Rincon Mts.; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Sta. Rita Mts.; Cochise Co.; Huachuca Mts.; Dragoon Mts.; Chiricahua Mts.
     Stagmomantis californica Maricopa Co.; Pima Co.; Sta. Catalina Mts.; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Cochise Co.; Pinal Co.
     Stagmomantis gracilipes Pima Co.; Rincon Mts.; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Sta. Rita Mts.; Cochise Co.; Huachuca Mts.; Pinal Co.
     Stagmomantis limbata Pima Co.; Sta. Catalina Mts.; Sabino Canyon; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Sta. Rita Mts.; Cochise Co.; Huachuca Mts.; Yavapai Co.; N. of Rim, Coc.-Apac.; Prescott
     Yersiniops solitarium Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Cochise Co.; Huachuca Mts.; Mule Mts.; Chiricahua Mts.; Pinal Mts.; White Mts.
     Yersiniops sophronicum Maricopa Co.; Pinal Co.; Pima Co.; Baboquivari Mts.; Sta. Cruz Co.; Cochise Co.; Chiricahua Mts.; Yavapai Co.

    Delaware

     Mantis religiosa Newark
    Tenodera angustipennis Newark
    Tenodera sinensis Newark

    Florida

    Gonatista grisea Orange Co.; Seminole Co.; Dade Co.
    Mantoida maya Orange Co.
    Oligonicella scudderi Orange Co.
    Stagmomantis carolina Polk Co.; Brevard Co.; Orange Co.
    Thesprotia graminus Orange Co.; Seminole Co.

    Indiana

    Stagmomantis carolina Indianapolis; Marion Co.; Putnam Co.; Floyd Co.; Perry Co.; Lawrence Co.

    Kansas

    Litaneutria minor Riley County; Reno County
    Oligonyx scudderi Manhattan; Riley County
    Stagmomantis carolina Riley County; Manhattan; Onaga
    Stagmomantis carolina irronata Manhattan

    Kentucky

    Stagmomantis carolina Woodford Co.; Lexington; Frankfort; Bardstown; Owenton
    Tenodora sinensis Lexington; Jessamine Co.; Nicholasville; Paris

    New Mexico

    Litaneutria ocularis Gran Quivera; Las Cruses; White Sands

    Texas

    Brunneria borealis Part Lavaca, TX
    Litaneutria minor Austin; Shovel Mount, TX
    Stagmomantis carolina Cowell, TX

    Washington

    Litaneutria minor Spokane Co., Whitman Co., Grant Co.
    Mantis religiosa Spokane Co.

    Sources (With my sincere thanks to the following for providing information):

    Carl Olson, College of Agriculture, Dept. of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

    Stuart M. Fullerton, Research Associate in Charge of Arthropod Collections, University of Central Florida Collection of Arthropods, Department of Biology, Orlando, FL

    Richard S. Zack, Curator/Director, James Entomological Collection, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

    Brian Kopper, Assistant Curator, Entomology Collection, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

    University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Lexington, KY 40546

    Also, see:

    Rathet and Hurd (1983); Blatchley (1903)

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    Brunneria borealis, common name Brunner's mantis, Brunner's stick mantis, or northern grass mantis, is a species of praying mantis native to the southern United States. It is the only mantis species known to reproduce solely through parthenogenesis; there are no males.

    ''Springtails in Clay''

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    AKA #9 Spiny Flower mantis

    "Bioactive Habitat Ultimate for Praying Mantis"

    Brunneria borealis, common name Brunner's mantis, Brunner's stick mantis, or northern grass mantis, is a species of praying mantis native to the southern United States. It is the only mantis species known to reproduce solely through parthenogenesis; there are no males.

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