Acromantis
formosana
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Name latin Acromantis formosana
IGM-Number 123
Systematics

Systematics

All data for the systematics is taken from Reinhard Ehrmann's book "Mantodea - Gottesanbeterinnen der Welt" (Mantodea - Praying mantids of the world).

More about this book can be found in the section literature at this page.

Super-Order
Order Mantodea
Family Mantidae
Subfamily
Tribe
First Description Author SHIRAKI
Year 1911
Size

Quotation of Size

The given size is measured from the head to the end of the abdomen, without the wings.

Male approx 3cm
Female approx 3,5cm
Sexing

Sexing

Morphologically differences between male and female.

Male L5 and above: only by counting the abdominal segments at the bottom of the abdomen (8 segments)
adult: the upper wings are longer than the under wings, the wings are longer than the abdomen, a more thinner body, otherwise by counting the segments
Female L5 and above: only by counting the abdominal segments at the bottom of the abdomen (8 segments)
adult: the under wings are longer than the upper wings, otherwise by counting the segments
Spreading

Spreading

For a better overview, only whole countries are listed for the quotation of spreading, even if a species can only be found in a small part of that country.

All data for the spreading is taken from Reinhard Ehrmann's book "Mantodea - Gottesanbeterinnen der Welt" (Mantodea - Praying mantids of the world).
More about this book can be found in the section literature at this page.

At the menu "Spreading" for each country only the genus but the species is printed (Exception: on this site described species).

Taiwan
The description of this species is based on individuals of the following origin:
Taiwan
Asia
Asia
Aggressiveness middle
Colorvariants no variants

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