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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Liturgusidae
Genus: Ciulfina
Species (9): C. annecharlotteae – C. baldersoni – C. biseriata – C. herbersteinae – C. ianrichardi – C. klassi – C. liturgusa – C. rentzi – C. terrymariceae –
Name

Ciulfina Giglio-Tos, 1915: 64

Type species: Nanomantis biseriata Westwood, 1889
Fixation: original designation (p. 64)

References

Holwell, G.I. 2014: Four new species of Ciulfina Giglio-Tos, 1915 (Mantodea: Liturgusidae, Liturgusinae) from the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3797(1): 29–38. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3797.1.6 Reference page.
Holwell, G.I.; Ginn, S.G.; Herberstein, M.E. 2007: Three new species of Ciulfina Giglio-Tos (Mantodea: Liturgusidae) from north-eastern Australia. Zootaxa 1583: 23–35. Abstract & excerpt Reference page.

Ciulfina is a genus of small, tree-dwelling praying mantises belonging to the family Nanomantidae. They are native to Australia.
Species

The following species are recognised in the genus Ciulfina:

Ciulfina annecharlotteae
Ciulfina baldersoni
Ciulfina biseriata
Ciulfina herbersteinae
Ciulfina ianrichardi
Ciulfina klassi
Ciulfina liturgusa
Ciulfina rentzi
Ciulfina terrymariceae

Description

Based upon the identification distinction of Ciulfina species through male genital morphology, an entomologist at Macquarie University suggests there may be more than fifteen Ciulfina species.[1]
References

[1] Spermatophore feeding and mating behaviour in praying mantids (Mantodea: Liturgusidae), G. I. Holwell, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia

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