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Mantis shrimps, also known as stomatopods or mantid lobsters, are predatory crustaceans. The name derives from their powerful claws, which resemble those of the familar praying mantis.
Mantis is the name of several comic book characters:
- Mantis , a supervillain in Jack Kirby's Fourth World at DC Comics
- Mantis , a member of The Avengers at Marvel Comics
- The superhero television series called M.A.N.T.I.S.
- A firearm called the Mantis V1 Bullpup
- The name of an alien insect-like race in the real-time strategy computer game Conquest Frontier Wars
- Mantis Bug Tracking System is a PHP/MySQL-based bug tracking system 
- Playing Mantis, a toy company, produces Johnny Lighting cars and Polar Lights models
- The Mantis is a very large roller coaster located at Cedar Point theme park in Sandusky, Ohio, USA
- Haying Mantis is a farm machine used to process bales of hay, produced by Justice Enterprises Inc.
- Mantis Recordings is a British jazz and dance music record label
- Mantis is a division of Schiller-Pfeiffer Inc. and produces the Mantis Tiller garden tool
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