Entanoneura batesella (Westwood, 1867)

Alvim, Breno Ganns Chaves, Machado, Renato Jose Pires & Krolow, Tiago Kütter, 2019, Mantidflies (Neuroptera, Mantispidae) from Tocantins state (Brazil): distribution and identification key, Check List 15 (2), pp. 275-285: 282

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.2.275

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A487B4-4069-FFBB-47F3-BF95FD3B06F0

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scientific name

Entanoneura batesella (Westwood, 1867)
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Entanoneura batesella (Westwood, 1867) 

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Diagnosis. This species has the body yellow with brown marks, pronotum longer than broad with setae present only on the anterior and posterior ends, wings with elongated pterostigma and with a large amber mark, foreleg with 2 pretarsal claws and foreleg midtarsomere equal or longer than the other tarsomeres combined.

Examined material. Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 13–18.v.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (3♂ 1♀ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  ; Brazil, Tocantins, Pium, Centro de Pesquisa Canguçu , 09°58'44.4" S, 050°02'13.1" W, 7–10.iii.2016, Krolow, T.K. & Equipe leg. (1♂ CEUFT)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guiana, French Guiana, and Brazil: Amazonas, Pará, Goiás, Distrito Federal, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, and Santa Catarina ( Machado and Martins 2018).

New records. Tocantins: Pium municipality.

Comments. Of all species collected here, E. batesella was the largest and more robust one. It is possibly mimetic to wasps based on their general body color pattern.