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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: Mantidae
Subfamilia: Mantinae
Tribus: Paramantini
Genus: Tamolanica
Species: T. andaina – T. decipiens – T. denticulata – T. dilena – T. katauana – T. leopoldi – T. pectoralis – T. phryne – T. tamolana
Tamolanica Werner, 1923

Tamolanica is a genus of praying mantises native to Asia. They have common names such as shield mantis, hood mantis (or hooded mantis), and leaf mantis (or leafy mantis) because of their extended, leaf-like thoraxes. The following species are recognised in the genus Tamolanica:

Tamolanica andaina
Tamolanica atricoxis
Tamolanica decipiens
Tamolanica denticulata
Tamolanica dilena
Tamolanica katauana
Tamolanica leopoldi
Tamolanica pectoralis
Tamolanica phryne
Tamolanica tamolana (New Guinea shield mantis[1])

See also

List of mantis genera and species
Leaf mantis
Shield mantis


[1] Tamolanica Tamolana (New Guinea shield mantis)

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