Anisepyris belegundi 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: 19

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Anisepyris belegundi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris belegundi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 3FView FIGURE 3; 5C; 5K; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 5.61 mm. Head with dark green reflection; mesosoma with dark blue reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, slightly angled and with teeth step-shaped, the lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle obtuse; ocelli very small. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctured; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very 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 slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender, ventral margin angled, 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, Distrito Federal, Res [erva] Ecol [ógica] IBGE, Km 0 BR 251, 15°56'49”S 47°52'39"W, 13–20.i. [19]83, 3A-131–6 J ( IBGE)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (28). BRAZIL, Distrito Federal, 1 ♀, Res [erva] Ecol [ógica] IBGE, Km 0 BR 251, 14–21.i. [19]82, 3A-89-6 J ( IBGE)  ; 1 ♀, 21–28.i. [19]82, 3A-90-6 J; 1 ♀, 04–11.ii. [19]82, 3A-92-6 J; 2 ♀, 11–18.ii. [19]82, 3A-93-6 J; 1 ♀, 18–25.ii. [19]82, 3A-94-6 J; 1 ♀, 25.ii –04.iii. [19]82, 3A-95-6 J; 1 ♀, 11–18.iii. [19]82, 3A-93-4 J; 2 ♀, 11-3A-97-6 J; 2 ♀, 25.iii.–01.iv. [19]82, 3A- 99-6 J; 1 ♀, 3 ♀, 01–07.iv. [19]82, 3A-100-6 J; 1 ♀, 07–15.iv. [19]82, 3A-101-6 J; 1 ♀, 15–29.iv. [19]82, 3A-102-6 J; 2 ♀, 27.v.– [19]82, 3A-105-6 J; 1 ♀, 16–24.ix. [19]82, 3A-114-6 J; 1 ♀, 24–30.ix. [19]82; 2 ♀, 07–14.x. [19]82, 3A-117-6 J; 1 ♀, 21–28.x. [19]82, 3A-119-6 J; 1 ♀, 03–10.ii. [19]83, 3A-134-6 J; 2 ♀, 17–24.ii. [19]83, 3A-136-6 J; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Ibitinga, Cultura de Seringueira, 30.xi.1988, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10049View Materials). 

Distribution. Brazil: Distrito Federal, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. tlaloc  by having the clypeus with the apical margin rounded; the mandible distinctly narrow with the two lower teeth distinct and longer than the others; the eye large; and the mesopleuron without longitudinal striae, whereas A. tlaloc  has the mandible wide, curved, and step-shaped with five distal teeth; the eye small; and the mesopleuron with longitudinal striae.


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