Full name: Mantodea Species File
Short name: MantodeaSF
Version: Feb 2013
Release date: 2013-02-08
Authors/editors: Otte D., Spearman L. & Stiewe M.B.D.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Mantodea
English name of the group: Praying mantids
Number of species: 2,424
Number of infraspecific taxa: 171
Number of synonyms: 348
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 2,943
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