Anisepyris boromiri Barbosa & Azevedo, 2018

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 : 22-23

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Anisepyris boromiri Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris boromiri Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 3K View FIGURE 3 ; 5E; 5L; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 3.61 mm. Head with golden-green reflection; mesosoma with golden-green reflection; wings bi-banded; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow and slightly angled, with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma not developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as half of 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv long; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Goiás, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada dos Veadeiros, 14°00'S 47°41'W, 15–25.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZS) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (17). BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Norte, 1 ♀, Patu, Caatinga, 06°06'S 37°37'W, ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, D.R.R. Fernandes col[etor] ( UFES 113659 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Goiás, 2 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P [ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 07–13.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) ; 1 ♀, 07–23.ix.2005; 1 ♀, 09–11.ix.2005; 1 ♀, 11–13.ix.2005; 2 ♀, 13–15.ix.2005; Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata Vinhático , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 18–25.x.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 109208 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 9–16.xi.2003 (UFES 103848); Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Rondonópolis, 4.ix.1990, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10238 View Materials ) ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica Santa Lúcia, 19°58'18.5"S 40°32'07.6"W, 15–19.x.2010, Möericke, MTTavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 126498 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas , cerrado, citros, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 17.xi.2005, arm[adilha], N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 79979 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, cerrado, 23.ii.2006, arm[adilha] Möricke (UFES 79761); 1 ♀, 20.vii.2006 (UFES 79910); 1 ♀, arm[adilha] Malaise (UFES 79797); 1 ♀, 24.viii.2006, arm[adilha] Möricke (UFES 79820). 1 ♀, Bauru, UNESP, Cerrado,, S.S. Ruiz col[eltor] (UFES 20111).

Distribution. Brazil: Rio Grande do Norte, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Espírito Santo, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bradleyi by having the mandible narrow, and with its two lower teeth wider than others; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute and the ocelli large; the pronotal disc as long as wide and without a transverse pronotal carina and posterior pronotal sulcus; the metapostnotum with all carinae complete; the forewing bi-banded; and the mesotibia not spinose, whereas A. bradleyi has the mandible wide, slightly angled, and step-shaped with five distal teeth; the eye small; the frontal angle of the ocellae forming a right angle and the ocelli very small; the pronotal disc as long as wide and with a transverse pronotal carina and posterior pronotal sulcus; the metapostnotum with all carinae incomplete; the forewing subhyaline; and the mesotibia spinose.


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