DRACOMANTIS MIROFRATERNUS GEN. ET SP. N., A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF HIERODULINAE (MANTODEA: MANTIDAE) FROM VIETNAM

E. O. Shcherbakov, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory st. 1 bldg 12, Moscow 119991, Russia, X. H. C. Vermeersch, Department of Entomology, O.D. Phylogeny and Taxonomy, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstreet 29, Brussels B–1000, Belgium
2020 Far Eastern entomologist  
A new genus and species of praying mantis, Dracomantis mirofraternus gen et sp. n., is described from the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The new genus is provisionally placed in Hierodulinae (Mantidae) and readily diagnosed by a medium size, robust habitus, very thick metazonal keel and conspicuous reddish-black spot near the tibial spur groove on the forefemur.
doi:10.25221/fee.408.1 fatcat:5js4im7dzrdj3ofn37bhgbdpsq