Bankisus Navas , 1912

Zhan, Qingbin & Wang, Xinli, 2012, First record of the genus Bankisus Navas, 1912 in China, with the description of a new species (Neuroptera, Myrmeleontidae), ZooKeys 204, pp. 41-46: 42

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Bankisus Navas , 1912


Bankisus Navas, 1912 

Bankisus  Navás, 1912: 45. Type species: Bankisus oculatus  , by original designation.

Navasius  Esben-Petersen, 1936: 202. Synonymized by Markl 1954: 221.


Pronotum longer than broad. Wings hyaline with brown marks; Rs arises before CuA fork and three presectoral crossveins before origin of Rs in forewing. Lack of tibial spurs, long slender legs. Female anterior gonapophysis oval or absent.


Africa, Oman, Yemen, China.

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