Body and pronotal measurement standards. Solid black lines indicate approximate location to take length and width measurements. Sphodromantis sp. prepared specimen: A body length measurement method 1; B body length measurement method 2, with measurements designated 1 and 2 indicating the first and second measurements needed for the body length measurement, which, when summed together result in total body length C Sphodromantis sp. unprepared specimen D Stagmomantis nahua Saussure, 1869 unprepared brachypterous specimen with the sum of measurements designated 1 and 2 equaling total body length. Sphodromantis sp. pronotal measurements E length F width. Asterisks (*) represent potential areas where specimen damage may result in an inability to take an accurate measurement (e.g., wing tip damage). Abbreviations: fw = forewing; h = head; hw = hindwing; pn = pronotum.

  Part of: Brannoch SK, Wieland F, Rivera J, Klass K-D, BĂ©thoux O, Svenson GJ (2017) Manual of praying mantis morphology, nomenclature, and practices (Insecta, Mantodea). ZooKeys 696: 1-100.