Paraoxypilus laticollis (male)Common name: Praying Mantis

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This species is found across southern parts of Australia.

Remarks: It is usually only the males in this genus that are fully winged. 

References: Esperance Fauna  http://esperancewildlife.blogspot.com.au/2010/02/bark-mantid-paraoxypilus-laticollis.html

Atlas of Living Australia  https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:6cba1637-63d3-477c-ab21-810b0fbfc069

Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

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