Taxonavigation: Mantodea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Mantodea

Familia: Mantidae
Subfamilia: Photinainae
Tribus: Photinaini
Genera: Cardioptera – Chromatophotina – Hicetia – Macromantis – Margaromantis – Metriomantis – Microphotina – Orthoderella – Paraphotina – Photina – Photinella



Photinaini Giglio-Tos, 1915




  • Rivera, J. 2010: Chromatophotina, a remarkable new genus of praying mantid from the Neotropical Region and its two new species (Mantodea: Mantidae, Photinainae). Zootaxa, 2415: 22–32. Preview
  • Rivera, J. 2010: Lost and found: Rediscovery of the genus Margaromantis Piza, 1982 and consequential nomenclatural changes in the genus Colombiella Koçak & Kemal, 2008 (Mantodea: Mantidae, Photinainae). Zootaxa, 2529: 65–68. Preview [erratum in Zootaxa, 2565: 68. (2010) PDF]
  • Svenson, G.V.; Branham, M.A. 2007: Case 3402 PHOTININI LeConte, 1881 (Insecta, Coleoptera) and PHOTININAE Giglio-Tos, 1915 (Insecta, Mantodea): proposed resolution of homonymy between family-group names. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 64 (4): 1–9.