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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Mantodea

Familia: Empusidae
Subfamilia: Empusinae
Tribus: Empusini
Genus: Empusa
Species (12): E. binotata – E. fasciata – E. guttula – E. hedenborgii – E. longicollis – E. neglecta – E. pennata – E. pennicornis – E. romboidae – E. spinosa – E. simonyi – E. uvarovi
Name

Empusa Illiger, 1798 in Kugelann, Käfer Preuss., 499.
References

Praying mantis (Empusa sp.) rearing and breeding.
[Presence of Empusa along the French Atlantic coast.]
A revision of the West-Palearctic Podagrion (Hymenoptera: Torymidae), with the description of Podagrion bouceki sp. nov.
Kritische Untersuchungen zur Systematik, Biologie und Verbreitung der europaischen Fangheuschrecken (Dictyoptera-Mantidae).
Mantids of the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Empusa is a genus of mantises in the family Empusidae, containing the following species:[1]
Species

E. binotata Serville, 1839
E. fasciata Brulle, 1832
E. guttula (Thunberg, 1815)
E. hedenborgii Stål, 1871
E. longicollis Ramme, 1950
E. neglecta Paulian, 1958
E. pauperata (Fabricius, 1781)
E. pennata (Thunberg, 1815)
E. pennicornis Pallas, 1773
E. romboidea Lindt, 1976
E. simonyi Krauss, 1902
E. spinosa Krauss, 1902
E. uvarovi Chopard, 1921

References

"Empusa". Catalogue of Life. January 3, 2011. Retrieved February 7, 2011.

External links

Tree of Life - Empusa

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Biology Encyclopedia

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