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Family Empusidae Burmeister 1838 (mantis)

Insecta - Mantodea

PaleoDB taxon number: 180112

Alternative spelling: Empusinae

Full reference: H. C. Burmeister. 1838. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter Band. Besondere Entomologie. Zweite Abtheilung. Kaukerfe. Gymnognatha (Erste Hälfte; vulgo Orthoptera) 397-756

Parent taxon: Cernomantodea according to G. J. Svensen and M. F. Whiting 2009

Sister taxa: Amorphoscelidae, Hymenopodidae, Mantidae, Mantoidea, Thespidae, Toxoderidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: