Definition of Family mantidae

1. Noun. Mantises.

Exact synonyms: Family Manteidae, Manteidae, Mantidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Manteodea, Suborder Manteodea
Member holonyms: Genus Mantis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Mantidae

family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae
family Machilidae
family Macropodidae
family Macrorhamphosidae
family Macrouridae
family Macruridae
family Magnoliaceae
family Majidae
family Malacanthidae
family Malpighiaceae
family Malvaceae
family Mammutidae
family Manidae
family Manteidae
family Mantidae
family Mantispidae
family Marantaceae
family Marattiaceae
family Marchantiaceae
family Marsileaceae
family Martyniaceae
family Mastodontidae
family Mastotermitidae
family Mayacaceae
family Megachilidae
family Megadermatidae
family Megalonychidae
family Megalosauridae
family Megapodiidae

Literary usage of Family mantidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"... and consisting of Orthoptera of the family Mantidae. The student who wishes for further information may refer to M. Beauregard's work on this family.1 ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"... a form that strikingly resembles the shape of these parts in the family Mantidae of the order Orthop- tera. The prothorax is elongated, cylindrical, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1900)
"The Insects composing the family Mantidae differ from other Orthoptera in that they are excessively voracious, eat only living animals, and have their front ..."

4. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family mantidae (The Mantids) The Mantids are usually quite large insects with bodies much longer than wide, and a broad head which moves very freely upon ..."

5. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"Scientifically it belongs to the family Mantidae, of which there are several species, found in various parts of the world. In appearance they are bird-like ..."

6. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"Scientifically it belongs to the family Mantidae, of which there are several species, found in various parts of the world. In appearance they are bird-like ..."

7. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"... INCH Order Mantodea Praying mantids FAMILY Mantidae Praying mantids (figure 10) are among the most recognizable of predaceous insects. ..."

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