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phylum Arthropoda Mantis religiosa, with the common name praying mantis, and outside Europe the European mantis, is an insect in the family Mantidae. It is one of the most well-known and widespread species of the order Mantodea, the Mantises. The European mantis is usually 5–7.5 cm (2.0–3.0 in) in length, and has shades of bright green to tan. It can be distinguished easily by a black-ringed spot beneath the fore coxae.

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Class Insecta
order Mantodea
family Mantidae
genus Mantis
species M. religiosa