A new genus and species of owlfly from eastern and southern Africa (Neuroptera: Ascalaphidae)

Bruno Michel, Mervyn W. Mansell


The genus Dorsomitus Tjeder, 1992, is considered a nomen nudum. Dorsomitus gen. nov. is described and validated here. A new combination, Dorsomitus neavei (Kimmins, 1949) gen. et comb. nov. is proposed, Dorsomitus tjederi gen. et sp. nov. is described, and Disparomitus neavei Kimmins, 1949, is designated as type species of the genus Dorsomitus gen. nov.


biodiversity; Ascalaphidae; Suhpalacsini; Africa; Afrotropical Region

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.413


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