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Mantophasmatodea  Zompro, Klass, Kristensen and Adis, 2002
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612137

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Tyrannophasmatini Zompro, 2005
  Common Name(s): heelwalkers [English]
    African rock crawlers [English]
    gladiator-bugs [English]
    gladiators [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderMantophasmatodea Zompro, Klass, Kristensen and Adis, 2002 – heelwalkers, African rock crawlers, gladiator-bugs, gladiators  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Family Austrophasmatidae Klass, Picker, Damgaard, van Noort and Tojo, 2003  
                                  Family Mantophasmatidae Zompro, Klass, Kristensen and Adis, 2002 – gladiators 
                                  Family Tanzaniophasmatidae Klass, Picker, Damgaard, van Noort and Tojo, 2003  
                                OrderMantophasmatodea Zompro, Klass, Kristensen and Adis, 2002 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                  Genus Adicophasma Engel and Grimaldi, 2004  
                                  Genus Juramantophasma Huang, Nel, Zompro and Waller, 2008  
                                  Genus Praedatophasma Zompro and Adis, 2002  
                                  Genus Raptophasma Zompro, 2001  
                                  Genus Tyrannophasma Zompro, 2003  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Mantophasmatodea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Adis, Joachim, Oliver Zompro, Esther Moombolah-Goagoses, and Eugčne Marais  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Gladiators: A New Order of Insect   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Scientific American, vol. 287, no. 5   
  Page(s): 60-65   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0036-8733   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Damgaard, Jakob, Klaus-Dieter Klass, Mike D. Picker, and Gerda Buder  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of the Heelwalkers (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea) based on mtDNA sequences, with evidence for additional taxa in South Africa   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 47, no. 2   
  Page(s): 443-462   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Reference for: Mantophasmatodea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Engel, Michael S., and David A. Grimaldi  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: A New Rock Crawler in Baltic Amber, with Comments on the Order (Mantophasmatodea: Mantophasmatidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 3431   
  Page(s): 11   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Reference for: Mantophasmatodea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Klass, Klaus D., M. D. Picker, J. Damgaard, S. van Noort, and K. Tojo  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: The taxonomy, genitalic morphology, and phylogenetic relationships of southern African Mantophasmatodea (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Entomologische Abhandlungen, vol. 61, no. 1   
  Page(s): 3-67   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0373-8981   
  Reference for: Mantophasmatodea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zompro, Oliver, Joachim Adis, Philip E. Bragg, Piotr Naskrecki, Kathy Wittneben-Martin, and V. Saxe  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new genus and species of Mantophasmatidae (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea) from the Branderg Massif, Namibia, with notes on behaviour   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cimbebasia, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 13-24   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1012-4926   
  Reference for: Mantophasmatodea   

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  Comment: According to Klass et al. (2002), "The phylogenetic position of Mantophasmatodea thus remains unclear"  



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