Database Details : Mantodea Species File

Full name: Mantodea Species File
Short name: SF Mantodea
Version: 5.0/5.0, Jun 2018
Release date: 2018-06-01
Authors/editors: Otte D.; Spearman L. & Stiewe M.B.D.
Taxonomic coverage: Biota - Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Mantodea
English name of the group: Praying mantids
Number of living species 2,490
Number of living infraspecific taxa 169
Number of extinct species: 26
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 380
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 3,065
Abstract: The Mantodea Species File (MSF) is a taxonomic database of the world's praying mantids (Order Mantodea), both of fossil and living species. It has full synonymic and taxonomic information for over 2,400 valid species and provides many images of specimens deposited in museums worldwide, as well as pictures of living praying mantids in the wild and in captivity.
Organization: Mantodea Species File
Website: http://mantodea.speciesfile.org
Bibliographic citation: Otte D.; Spearman L. & Stiewe M.B.D. (2020). SF Mantodea: Mantodea Species File (version 5.0/5.0, Jun 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, [2020-01-10] Beta (Roskov Y.; Ower G.; Orrell T.; Nicolson D.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.M.; Bourgoin T.; DeWalt R.E.; Decock W.; Nieukerken E. van; Penev L.; eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.