Shcherbakov E.O., Vermeersch X.H.C.

Dracomantis mirofraternus gen. et sp. n., a new genus and species of Hierodulinae (Mantodea: Mantidae) from Vietnam

Number: 408, Pages: 1 - 12

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.

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