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Table 2 Mantodea distribution by the ecological zone in Egypt. Number of observations (obs), species, and ratio of observations to species

From: Mantodea oasis of Palaearctic region: biogeographical analysis of Mantodea in Egypt

Ecological zone Obs Species Obs/species
Coastal Strip 33 17 1.9
Lower Nile Valley (including the Delta) 184 23 8
Upper Nile Valley 20 12 1.7
Fayoum Basin 18 7 2.6
Eastern Desert 48 22 2.2
Western Desert 58 25 2.3
Sinai 86 19 4.5
Gebel Elba 3 2 1.5
Total 450 127 24.7