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Tenodera aridifolia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Mantidae
Tribe  Polyspilotini
Scientific name  Tenodera aridifolia
Higher classification  Tenodera
Order  Mantodea
Subfamily  Mantinae
Genus  Tenodera
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Tenodera aridifolia FileTenoderaaridifoliajpg Wikimedia Commons
Similar  Mantis, Insect, Tenodera, Teleogryllus emma, Hierodula patellifera

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Tenodera aridifolia is a species of mantis in the subfamily Mantinae. Common names include Japanese giant mantis, オオカマキリ oo-kamakiri ("large mantis") in Japan. It is also known as the Chinese mantis, not to be confused with Tenodera sinensis, which has the same common name. T. sinensis was once considered to be a subspecies of the Japanese giant mantis.

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Range

Tenodera aridifolia is distributed in Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Tsushima), Taiwan, and China.

Description

Males are 68-92 mm in length, and females are 77-105 mm long.

Subspecies

There are two subspecies:

  • Tenodera aridifolia aridifolia (Stoll, 1813)
  • Tenodera aridifolia brevicollis (Breier, 1933)

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    References

    Tenodera aridifolia Wikipedia


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