The mantid fauna of India (Insecta: Mantodea)

@article{Mukherjee1995TheMF,
  title={The mantid fauna of India (Insecta: Mantodea)},
  author={Tushar Kanti Mukherjee and Asish Kumar Ghosh and A. K. Hazra},
  journal={Oriental Insects},
  year={1995},
  volume={29},
  pages={185-358}
}
Abstract A comprehensive review of mantid taxonomy is attempted, including descriptions of taxa, various developmental stages, notes on habitat preference in relation to temperature, altitude, vegetation and other factors, and observations on offensive, defensive, prey capture and copulatory behaviour. Biological observations on mortality, colour pattern of various instars and their significance, oxygen consumption and data on morphometrics of some species are provided. The patterns of… 

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