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Short description: Family of praying mantises

Hapalopeza nilgirica-Kadavoor-2016-03-30-002.jpg
Hapalopeza nilgirica, Kadavoor
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Mantodea
Family: Iridopterygidae
Giglio-Tos, 1919

Iridopterygidae was a family of praying mantids in the order Mantodea whose members, having formerly been moved here as a subfamily within Mantidae,[1] have now been transferred elsewhere as part of the recent (2019) major revision of mantid taxonomy.[2]

Former subfamilies

See also


Wikidata ☰ Q1953564 entry