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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: Tarachodidae
Subfamiliae: Caliridinae - Tarachodinae

Genera incertae sedis: Alfredistia – Episcopus – Parepiscopus
Tarachodidae Handlirsch, 1930

Tarachodidae is a now obsolete family in the order Mantodea, of genera found in Africa and Asia.[1]

Former subfamilies

The family previously consisted of two subfamilies of "bark mantises":[2]

These genera have now been moved to the new families:

Haaniidae: Caliris
Leptomantellidae: Leptomantella


This subfamily has now been moved to the Eremiaphilidae. These genera are now placed in the subfamily Iridinae:


See also

List of mantis genera and species


Daniel Otte, Lauren Spearman, Martin B.D. Stiewe, David C. Eades Mantodea Species File - Version 5.0 (retrieved 15 August 2018)
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