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Gryllus religiosus (praying mantis)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllidae

Taxonomy
Gryllus (Mantis) religiosus was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. It is the type species of Mantis.

It was recombined as Gryllus religiosus by Scopoli (1763); it was recombined as Mantis religiosa by Linnaeus (1767) and Beier (1967).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Gryllus (Mantis) religiosus Linnaeus p. 426
1763Gryllus religiosus Scopoli p. 105 fig. 315
1767Mantis religiosa Linnaeus p. 690
1967Mantis religiosa Beier p. 63 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
orderOrthoptera
suborderEnsiferaChopard 1920
infraorderGryllidea
superfamilyGrylloidea
familyGryllidae()
subfamilyGryllinae
tribeGryllini
genusGryllus
speciesreligiosus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Gryllus religiosus Linnaeus 1758 [praying mantis]
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinsubo
Ontogeny: moltingsubo
Grouping: gregarioussubo
Environment: terrestrialsubo
Locomotion: fast-movingsubo
Life habit: ground dwellingsubo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Vision: well-developedsubo
Reproduction: oviparoussubo
Dispersal: direct/internalsubo
Dispersal 2: mobilesubo
Created: 2011-07-02 09:58:43
Modified: 2011-07-01 18:58:43
Source: subo = suborder
Reference: Tillyard 1921
Collections
No collection or age range data are available