Welcome to Illinois Mantids

Illinois Mantids is a group committed to developing insects of the order Mantodea as models for understanding Illinois biodiversity. The scratchpads format is being utilized to foster an open, communication oriented approach that promotes learning across age groups, educational background and professional affiliation

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith