Anisepyris borladi 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

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Anisepyris borladi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris borladi Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

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

Description, female. Body length 2.84 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow and slightly angled, with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide; transverse pronotal carina absent; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; 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 closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as half of 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large,, and posterior process short; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Tucuruí, Rio Tocantins , Base 4, 03°46'S 49°40'W, 27.x–09.xi.1985, arm[adilha] interceptação, N. Degallier col[etor] ( MPEG) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (3). BRAZIL, Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 10–22.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; Rio de Janeiro, 1 ♀, Nova Iguaçu, res[erva] Biol [ógica] do Tinguá , 22°34'37"S 43°26'05"W, 5–8.iii.2002 —[armadilha] Malaise, STP Amarante & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29798 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 8–11.iii.2002 (UFES 29648).

Distribution. Brazil: Pará, Goiás, Rio de Janeiro.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bradleyi by having the body black; the mandible narrow; the clypeus strongly protruding and rounded; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute, and with the ocelli large; the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina; and the mesotibia not spinose, whereas A. bradleyi has the body with green reflections; with five distal teeth, wide, slightly angled, and step-shaped; the clypeus with median lobe rounded; the eye small; the frontal angle of the ocellae forming a right angle, and with ocelli very small; the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina; and the mesotibia spinose.


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