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Distribution path and Subregions of Iran (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Iran
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Iran
Class
Iran
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 339 families, 3291 genera, 10807 species
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Subclass
Iran
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 335 families, 3283 genera, 10797 species
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Infraclass
Iran
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 326 families, 3263 genera, 10764 species
Tree
Superorder
Iran
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 36 families, 199 genera, 583 species
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Order
Iran
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 6 families, 15 genera, 39 species
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Families25    worldwide
Genera476    worldwide
Species3.899    worldwide
Common namesPraying mantis, The mantes, The mantises, Mantes, Praying Mantids, Mantises, Mantids, Praying Mantises
German namesFangschrecken, Gottesanbeterinnen, Fangheuschrecken
Dutch namesBidsprinkhanen
Finnish namesRukoilijasirkat
Spanish namesMadreculebras, Mantidos
French namesMantoptère
AuthorBurmeister, 1838
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesMantodea in bie.ala.org.au
Mantodea in mantodea.speciesfile.org
Mantodea in faunaeur.org
Mantodea in itis.gov
Mantodea in papua-insects.nl
Mantodea in Wikipedia (English)
Superfamily
Iran
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     1 family, 10 genera, 21 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Iran
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 7 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 21 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 6 Species
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
6 Families with 39 Species in Iran


Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Iran
Aethalochroa ashmoliana (Westwood, 1841)Iranian Stick MantisInfo
Ameles crassinervis (Dirsch, 1927)Info
Ameles persa (Bolivar, 1911)Info
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Bolivaria brachyptera (Pallas, 1773)Info
Elaea richten (Beier, 1956)Info
Eremiaphila cerisy (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila genei (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila persica (Werner, 1905)Info
Eremiaphila persica persica (Werner, 1905)Info
Eremiaphila persica sjostedti (Werner, 1930)Info
Eremiaphila sjostedti ()Info
Eremiaphila turica ()Info
Hierodula macrosticmata (Deelemann-reinhold, 1957)Info
Hierodula transcaucasica (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Iris minima -> Iris oratoriaInfo
Iris nana (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Iris persa (Uvarov, 1922)Info
Iris polystictica (Fischer-waldheim, 1846)Info
Iris polystictica polystictica (Fischer-waldheim, 1846)Info
Lobothespis vignai (La Greca & Lombardo, 1987)Info
Mantis inornata ()Info
Mantis religiosa inornata (Werner, 1930)Info
Microthespis dmitriewi (Werner, 1908)Info
Nilomantis floweri (Werner, 1907)Info
Oxyothespis persica (Bolivar, 1913)Info
Oxyothespis wagneri (Kittary, 1849)Info
Rivetina baetica (Rambur, 1839)Ground MantisInfo
Rivetina caucasica (Saussure, 1871)Info
Rivetina caucasica caucasica (Saussure, 1871)Info
Rivetina dolichoptera (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Rivetina excellens (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina inermis iranica (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina iranica (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Rivetina rhombicollis (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Sphodromantis trimacula (Saussure, 1870)Info
39 Species in Mantodea for Iran listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderMantodea
Praying mantis, The mantes, The mantises, Mantes, Praying Mantids, Mantises, Mantids, Praying Mantises
AuthorBurmeister, 1838
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Mantearia
Manteodea (Burmeister, 1829)
Mantoptera

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