Database Details : Mantodea Species File

Full name: Mantodea Species File UPDATED!
Short name: SF Mantodea
Version: 5.0/5.0, Dec 2017
Release date: 2017-12-01
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 living species 2,487
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: 3,062
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
Bibliographic citation: Otte D., Spearman L. & Stiewe M.B.D. (2018). SF Mantodea: Mantodea Species File (version 5.0/5.0, Dec 2017). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2018 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.