- mantis shrimp,
Origin of mantid
Examples from the Web for mantid
The Mantid are pretty insects, of very different habits from the preceding.
In this subsection the Diptera, Libellulina and Mantid will find their place.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
The Empusa, which forms another genus of Mantid, has the antenn indented like a comb in the males, thread-like in the females.
We now come to a very extraordinary family of insects, the Mantid.