Sphodromantis lineola

Sphodromantis lineola, common name African mantis or African praying mantis, is a species of praying mantis from Africa sometimes raised in captivity.[1][2][3][4] It may be distinguished from Sphodromantis baccettii by the absence of blue-black spots on its forearms.[5]

Sphodromantis lineola
Sphrodomantis lineola 01.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Mantidae
Genus: Sphodromantis
S. lineola
Binomial name
Sphodromantis lineola
(Burmeister, 1838)

See alsoEdit


Sphodromantis lineola (♂ & ♀) vor Paarung


  1. ^ "African Mantis". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30.
  2. ^ "TrekNature - Alien Invader Photo". www.treknature.com.
  3. ^ "African Lined Mantis - Sphodromantis lineola". www.exotic-pets.co.uk.
  4. ^ African Praying Mantis Sphodromantis gastrica, lineola, viridis and centralis Archived 2009-09-16 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Alles over insecten en ongewervelden als huisdier". Ongewoon Ongewerveld (in Dutch).