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Hymenopodidae
Hymenopodidae
is a family of the order Mantodea
Mantodea
(mantises), which contains four subfamilies. Some of the species in this family mimic flowers and are found camouflaged among them; these are called Flower Mantises. The coloration is aggressive mimicry, luring prey to approach close enough to be seized and eaten. Additional Images[edit]

Sudanese Hymenopodid Mantis, Pseudocreobotra
Pseudocreobotra
species

Adult female Chlidonoptera vexillum.

Adult female Pseudoharpax virescens

Adult female Creobroter
Creobroter
species from West Java

Adult female Pseudocreobotra
Pseudocreobotra
wahlbergii

Adult male Creobroter
Creobroter
gemmatus

Dead adult female Creobroter
Creobroter
gemmatus

Adult female Acromantis japonica

Adult female Ephestiasula species

Four dead adult female Hymenopus coronatus

Dead adult male Hymenopus coronatus

Sub-adult female Hymenopus coronatus
Hymenopus coronatus
head

Sub-adult female Hymenopus coronatus

Sub-adult female Hymenopus coronatus
Hymenopus coronatus
eating

Adult female Ceratomantis saussurii

Sub-adult female Phyllocrania paradoxa

Two adult female Phyllocrania paradoxa

Sub-adult female Phyllocrania paradoxa

Male Phyllocrania paradoxa, probably sub-adult

Adult female Hestiasula brunneriana

Pseudocreobotra
Pseudocreobotra
ocellata nymph

Dead adult female Pseudoharpax virescens

Dead adult female Pseudoharpax virescens

Pseudoharpax virescens
Pseudoharpax virescens
nymph, probably in the 2nd instar stage

Pseudoharpax virescens
Pseudoharpax virescens
nymphs threatening each other, in the older nymph stages, probably presub/sub-adult

Mating pair of Pseudoharpax virescens

Adult female Pseudoharpax virescens
Pseudoharpax virescens
laying an ootheca

Pseudoharpax virescens
Pseudoharpax virescens
hatching

1st instar Pseudoharpax virescens
Pseudoharpax virescens
nymph

Adult female Pseudoharpax virescens

See also[edit]

List of mantis genera and species Flower mantis

External links[edit]

Tree of Life - Hymenopodidae

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Extant Mantodea
Mantodea
families

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Subclass: Pterygota Infraclass: Neoptera Superorder: Dictyoptera

Acanthopidae Amorphoscelididae Chaeteessidae Empusidae Eremiaphilidae Hymenopodidae
Hymenopodidae
(flower mantises) Iridopterygidae Liturgusidae Mantidae Mantoididae Metallyticidae Sibyllidae Tarachodidae Thespidae Toxoderidae

List of mantis genera and species

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q592684 EoL: 417 Fossilworks: 180113 GBIF: 5919 iNaturalist: 132734 ITIS: 666590 NCBI: 119670

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