Inventory of Praying Mantis (Mantodea) in Serdang Menang Village, Sirah Pulau Padang Sub-District, Ogan Komering Ilir District.


Praying mantis included in the Mantodea order have good adaptations with camouflage and mimicry. The existence of a praying mantis in an ecosystem can help in controlling dangerous insect populations. Serdang Menang Village, Sirah Pulau Padang Sub-district, Ogan Komering Ilir District has various types of ecosystems such as plantation ecosystems, rice fields, settlements, and rivers. Need to do an inventory of praying mantis to complete data on fauna in Indonesia. This research was conducted in Serdang Menang Village in October 2018 by collecting samples of praying mantis around the green ecosystem. The results of the study only obtained 1 species of praying mantis, namely Heirodula formosana. Heirodula formosana which is found is green and some are brown. It can be concluded that variety of praying mantis in Serdang Menang Village is low.

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