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Heel-Walkers or Gladiators: Mantophasmatodea - Conservation Status

Animal Life ResourceInsects and SpidersHeel-Walkers or Gladiators: Mantophasmatodea - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Gladiator (praedatophasma Maraisi): Species Account - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, HEEL-WALKERS AND PEOPLE


No species of Mantophasmatodea is endangered or threatened. Since very little is known about the species, it is not clear which are threatened by development or habitat destruction. It is very possible that populations, even entire species, living in only a few places could become extinct (ihk-STINKT), or no longer exist, if their habitats were damaged or destroyed. However, some populations appear to be able to survive human activities and have been found right alongside of roads.

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