Anisepyris borthandis Barbosa & Azevedo,

Barbosa, Diego N. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2018, Revision of Anisepyris Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), with description of 135 new species, Zootaxa 4416 (1), pp. 1-258: 23

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4416.1.1

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scientific name

Anisepyris borthandis Barbosa & Azevedo
status

sp. nov.

Anisepyris borthandis Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 3LView FIGURE 3; 5E; 5K; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 6.69 mm. Head with dark green reflection; mesosoma with dark green reflection; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide and angled, the four superior teeth hardly distinct each other, with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, long. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex strongly convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctured; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc polished; propodeal declivity polished. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv long; 1vf curved downward; 2vf slender, ventral margin angled, and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, posterior process long; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, São Paulo, Balsamo, Cultura de seringueira, 20°44'07”S 49°35'01"W, 10.xii.1987, [armadilha] Möricke, ( UFES 10159View Materials)GoogleMaps  . Paratype (1). BRAZIL, São Paulo, 1 ♀, Ribeirão Preto, Algodão, arm[adilha] Möricke , 1,0m do solo, 03.iv.2001, N.W. Perioto & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( UFES 10335View Materials)  .

Distribution. Brazil: São Paulo.

Remarks. This species is similar to A. bradleyi  and only distinguished by having the head as long as wide; the clypeus protruding and angulate; and the metapostnotum with the metapostnotal median and metapostnotalpropodeal suture complete, whereas A. bradleyi  has the head long; the clypeus with the median lobe rounded, short; and the metapostnotum with the metapostnotal median carina and metapostnotal-propodeal suture incomplete.