Rhombodera basalis

Zhao Li2011

Insect Museum of West China

Insect Museum of West China
Chengdu, China

Rhombodera basalis has a wide chest and huge claws, which make it looks like a bulldog. When threatened, it becomes a "dancer" with its famous prayer posture. However, it does not mean to present gifts to the superior, but to prepare to attack their prey.


  • Title: Rhombodera basalis
  • Creator: Zhao Li
  • Date Created: 2011
  • Type: specimen
  • Location: Cameron, Malaysia

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