Manteidae

plural noun
Man·te·idae | \man‧ˈtēəˌdē\

Definition of Manteidae 

: a family of carnivorous insects sometimes especially formerly made coextensive with Manteodea but now usually restricted to mantises with black-barred wings, a rather long pronotum, and a frontal shield that is narrow in proportion to its height

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History and Etymology for Manteidae

New Latin, from Mante-, Mantis, type genus + -idae

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