Mantispa Illiger, 1798,

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian & García, Alexander, 2015, Mantidflies of Colombia (Neuroptera, Mantispidae), Zootaxa 3937 (3), pp. 401-455: 451

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B50FB13D-0A8C-47D1-8616-9BA239E72C6D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/392B0C11-FFCB-FFD3-A885-F8EEFD35D407

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mantispa Illiger, 1798
status

 

Mantispa Illiger, 1798 

Hoffman (1992), proposed a new classification which divides Mantispa  in various genera in his revision on the Mantispinae  of America. The author’s study was based on the species groups in the review of Penny & da Costa (1983). Consequently Mantispa  is restricted only to the Old World. Thus, the gracilis  group, became Dicromantispa Hoffman, 2002  , the minuta  group, was divided into genera Leptomantispa Hoffman, 2002  and Zeugomantispa Hoffman, 2002  ; and the phthisica  group is now referred to as the genus Buyda Navás, 1926  . Other genera were proposed for species that could not be assigned to any of the above, as in the case of Haematomantispa Hoffman, 2002  and Xeromantispa Hoffman, 2002  .