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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


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Genus Iris

Immature Mantid - Iris oratoria Iris oratorio - Iris oratoria - male Mediterranean mantis? - Iris oratoria - female Mantis - Iris oratoria Iris oratoria? - Iris oratoria - female Mantid - Iris oratoria - male Mantid egg case - Iris oratoria Praying Mantis - Iris oratoria - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mantodea (Mantids)
Family Tarachodidae
Genus Iris
Explanation of Names
Iris Saussure 1869
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 14 spp. total(1)
Range
Eurasia & Africa; one sp. adventive in sw US