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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: Thespidae
Subfamiliae: Haaniinae - Hoplocoryphinae - Miopteryginae - Oligonicinae - Pseudomiopteryginae - Thespinae -


Thespidae Giglio-Tos, 1919
Vernacular names
中文: 细足螳科

Thespidae is a family of Neotropical insects in the order Mantodea.[1][2][3][4] Following a major revision of this order in 2019, the old-world subfamilies Haaniinae and Hoplocoryphinae, previously placed here, have been upgraded to family level.

Subfamilies and genera

The following taxa are recognised in the family Thespidae:[5]

Bantia Stal, 1877
Bantiella Giglio-Tos, 1915
Diabantia Giglio-Tos, 1915
Mantellias Westwood, 1889
Mantillica Westwood, 1889
Thrinaconyx Saussure, 1892


Anamiopteryx Giglio-Tos, 1915
Chloromiopteryx Giglio-Tos, 1915 (synonym Emboicy Terra, 1995)
Eumiopteryx Giglio-Tos, 1915
Miobantia Giglio-Tos, 1915
Paradiabantia Toledo Piza, 1973


Leptomiopteryx Chopard, 1911
Eumusonia Giglio-Tos, 1916
Musoniella Giglio-Tos, 1916
Pizaia Terra, 1982


Promiopteryx Giglio-Tos, 1915
Pseudomiopteryx Saussure, 1870


Pseudopogonogaster Beier, 1942


Bistanta Anderson, 2018
Galapagia Scudder, 1893
Liguanea Rehn & Hebard, 1938
Oligonicella Giglio-Tos, 1915
Oligonyx Saussure, 1869
Piscomantis Rivera & Vergara-Cobián
Thesprotia Stal, 1877
Carrikerella Hebard, 1921
Pogonogaster Rehn, 1918
Thesprotiella Giglio-Tos, 1915
Macromusonia Hebard, 1922
Musonia Stal, 1877
Musoniola Giglio-Tos, 1917
Paramusonia Rehn, 1904
Pseudomusonia Werner, 1909
Thespis Serville, 1831

See also

List of mantis genera and species


Catalogue of Life
Schwarz, Christian J.; Roy, Roger (2019). "The systematics of Mantodea revisited: an updated classification incorporating multiple data sources (Insecta: Dictyoptera)". Annales de la Société entomologique de France. 55 (2). doi:10.1080/00379271.2018.1556567.
Otte, Daniel; Spearman, Lauren; Stiewe, Martin B. D. (2019). "family Thespidae". Mantodea species file online, Version 5.0. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
Patel, Shveta; Singh, Garima; Singh, Rajendra (2016). "A checklist of global distribution of Liturgusidae and Thespidae (Mantodea: Dictyoptera)". Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 4 (6).
"family Thespidae: Mantodea Species File". Retrieved 2020-11-13.

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