Kris Anderson Curator

Joined: Feb 21, 2016 Last Active: Jan 14, 2021

Author of: “Praying Mantises of the United States and Canada”
ISBN# 978-1717825735
Second Edition published: 01 Jan 2019
ISBN# 9781793025081

This peer reviewed text includes a dichotomous key to all 16 genera of Mantodea found in the U.S. and Canada. Extremely detailed descriptions are provided for each of the 28 species found within this region. One newly listed invasive species is documented, raising the total number of introduced species to seven—25% of the region’s Mantodea fauna. Updated species treatments include taxonomic illustrations, precise morphological descriptions, accurate morphometry, complete natural history documentation, exhaustive historical literature review, and detailed distribution range maps. There are 183 illustrations contained within the 297 pages of text, including 120 color photographs of live specimens

Author/Editor of: “Soothsayer, Journal of Mantodea Research”
ISBN# 9798685456007
Volume 1, Issue 1 (summer 2020) published: 11 Sep 2020

The objective of this peer reviewed journal is to make available to the community new taxonomic action or discoveries during the research interim between larger works of regional volumes, which take many months to complete. Notable concerns or corrective feedback to the scholarly research provided within these articles shall be used for revisionary purposes prior to the final publication of the referent regional volume.

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