Mantodea

Known as: Mantid, Mantids, Mantodeas 
An order of insects, comprising a single family (Mantidae), restricted almost entirely to the tropics. Only one species, the praying mantis (Mantis… (More)
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2015
2015
Some eyespots are thought to deflect attack away from the vulnerable body, yet there is limited empirical evidence for this… (More)
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2008
2008
Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the evolution of sexual cannibalism. The foraging strategy hypothesis states… (More)
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2006
2006
Many organisms use warning, or aposematic, coloration to signal their unprofitability to potential predators. Aposematically… (More)
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2005
2005
1. The impulse-response was used to measure the dynamics of the photoresponse of 8 species of insects from 6 orders in both light… (More)
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2004
2004
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  • Zeitschrift für vergleichende Physiologie
  • 2004
1. The prey capture strike of Squilla and Hemisquilla has been studied by high speed motion picture photography and by… (More)
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2004
2004
It is often reported in the early literature that insects walk with the legs protacting in diagonal pairs rather than the triplet… (More)
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2002
2002
The costs of courtship and mating may include increased risks of predation, the transmission of pathogens, and a loss of foraging… (More)
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1997
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1997
Phylogenetic relationships among the holometabolous insect orders were inferred from cladistic analysis of nucleotide sequences… (More)
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1997
1997
Improper chromosome attachment to the spindle can lead to daughter cells with missing or extra chromosomes. Such mishaps are… (More)
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1995
1995
1. When larvae of the praying mantis Polyspilota sp. and Tenodera sinensis want to leave an exposed position and can choose to… (More)
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