Mentadak

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Mentadak
Julat zaman: Usia Kapur–Kini
Mentadak Dewasa, Archimantis latistyla
Pengelasan saintifik
Alam: Haiwan
Filum: Artropoda
Kelas: Serangga
Order: Mantodea
Burmeister, 1838
Famili

Chaeteessidae
Metallyticidae
Mantoididae
Amorphoscelididae
Eremiaphilidae
Hymenopodidae
Liturgusidae
Mantidae
Empusidae

Sinonim
  • Manteodea Burmeister, 1829
  • Mantearia
  • Mantoptera

Mentadak, mentadu, cengkadak atau cengkadu ialah sejenis serangga dalam susunan Mantodea. Kebanyakannya berada dalam famili Mantidae. Sebagaimana serangga lain, mentadak mempunyai tiga segmen badan, dengan kepala, toraks, dan badan (abdomen). Mentadak betina mempunyai serkus yang besar dan kuat. Segmen pertama dari tiga, protoraks, adalah memanjang dan darinya terdapat kaki hadapan yang diubah suai.

Penyesuaian kaki hadapan.


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  1. Walkup, Richard L. “Praying Mantis Makes Meal of a Hummer.” Bird Watcher’s Digest. 2006. Bird Watcher’s Digest. 27 October 2006. http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/site/backyardbirds/hummingbirds/mantis-hummer.aspx.
  2. Insecta Inspecta. “Praying Mantis.” Insecta Inspecta World. 1 June 2004. Insecta Inspecta, Inc. 27 October 2006. http://www.insecta-inspecta.com/mantids/praying/index.html.
  3. The Big Zoo. “Praying Mantis.” The Big Zoo. 2006. Thebigzoo. 27 October 2006. http://www.thebigzoo.com/Animals/Praying_Mantis.asp.
  4. Patterson, Kathleen J. “The Praying Mantis.” Conservationist 47.6 (1993): 30. Academic Search Premier. 31 October 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com.
  5. Breeding “praying mantis” in captivity. Insectstore. 14 December 2006. http://insectstore.com/praying_mantis_breeding_guidelines.php
  6. Yager, David, and Mike May. “Coming in on a Wing and an Ear. (Cover Story).” Natural History 102.1 (1993): 28. Academic Search Premier. 31 October 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com.

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