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Distribution path and Subregions of Jordan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Jordan
Taxonomy for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Jordan
Class
Jordan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 169 families, 768 genera, 1355 species
Tree
Subclass
Jordan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 168 families, 767 genera, 1353 species
Tree
Infraclass
Jordan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 163 families, 761 genera, 1347 species
Tree
Superorder
Jordan
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 10 families, 12 genera, 17 species
Tree
Order
Jordan
Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis) - Systematics
 4 families, 6 genera, 11 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
Jordan
    Mantoidea (Handlirsch, 1903)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species

Family overview for Mantodea (Praying mantis) in Jordan
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 5 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 SpeciesMantids
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
4 Families with 11 Species in Jordan


Species overview - Checklist for Mantodea in Jordan
Blepharopsis mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Arab MantisInfo
Blepharopsis mendica nuda (Giglio-tos, 1917)Info
Eremiaphila ammonita (Uvarov, 1933)Info
Eremiaphila brauen ()Info
Eremiaphila braueri (Krauss, 1902)Info
Eremiaphila genei (Lefèbvre, 1835)Info
Eremiaphila uvarovi (Bodenheimer, 1933)Info
Iris oratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Iris MantisInfo
Mantis religiosa religiosa (Linné, 1758)Info
Rivetina byblica (La Greca & Lombardo, 1982)Info
Sphodromantis viridis viridis (Forskal, 1775)Info
11 Species in Mantodea for Jordan 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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