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Miomantis paykullii Luc Viatour.jpg
Female Miomantinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Mantidae

Miomantinae is a subfamily of mantids. The species look and behave similar to other insects of the Mantidea family. It includes 2 tribes: Miomantini and Rivetinini.[1]

There are about 28 subfamilies of this species in Australia. They mainly live in temperate regions across the country. They are also found across temperate areas of New Zealand.[2]

The only species of this subfamily present in Italy are Geomantis larvoides and Rivetina Baetica.[3]

Taxonomy[change | change source]

  • 'Subfamily Miomantinae'

Tribes ** Miomantini

Tribes ** Rivetinini

References[change | change source]

  1. "Subfamily Miomantinae". Taxa Hierarchy. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  2. "Mantidae Families". Bug Guide. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  3. "Mantidae". Ameles. Retrieved 18 May 2013.