Anisepyris amrasis 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: 15

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039D87C4-5C11-FFB5-48F6-FCF5FD56F83F

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Plazi

scientific name

Anisepyris amrasis Barbosa & Azevedo
status

sp. nov.

Anisepyris amrasis Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 3AView FIGURE 3; 5F; 5L; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 6.92 mm. Head with dark metallic green reflection; mesosoma with dark green reflection; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, slightly angled, and the two lower teeth developed as a claw. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectalpropodeal 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 half of 1vv length, equally wide; 3vv long; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; ventral process small; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, São Paulo; Ibitinga, Cultura de seringueira, 21°45'28”S 48°49'44"W, 30.xi.1988, Möricke ( UFES 10044View Materials)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (36). BRAZIL, São Paulo, 1 ♀, Balsamo, Cultura de seringueira, 26.xi.1987, Möricke ( UFES 10073View Materials); 2 ♀, Ibitinga, Cultura de seringueira, 06.ix.1988, B. Almeida [coletor] ( UFES 10001View Materials; 09995); 1 ♀, Ibitinga, Cultura de seringueira, 19.x.1988, Möricke ( UFES 10303View Materials); 1 ♀, 02.xi.1988 ( UFES 10281View Materials); 1 ♀, 14.xi.1988 ( UFES 10017View Materials); 15 ♀, 30.xi.1988 ( UFES 10032View Materials; 10033; 10034; 10035; 10036; 10037; 10038; 10039; 10041; 10042; 10043; 10044; 10045; 10048; 10051); 4 ♀, 28.xii.1988 ( UFES 10053View Materials; 10054; 10055; 10057); 1 ♀, 11.i.1989 ( UFES 10012View Materials); 5 ♀, 25.i.1989 ( UFES 10062View Materials; 10063; 10064; 10065; 10071); 2 ♀, 08.ii.1989 ( UFES 10006View Materials; 10008); 1 ♀, 22.ii.1989 ( UFES 10070View Materials); 1 ♀, 19.iv.1989 ( UFES 10305View Materials); 1 ♀, 04.v.1989 ( UFES 09981View Materials); 1 ♀, 31.v.1989 ( UFES 10074View Materials). 

Distribution. Brazil: São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. aeneus  by having the body black; the mandible with its two lower teeth claw-shaped; the clypeus with its apical margin rounded; the ocelli very small; the mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; and the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused at its end and reaching transverse posterior carina, whereas A. aeneus  has the body with green reflections; the mandible step-shaped; the clypeus with apical margin angulate; and the metapostnotum with first metapostnotal carina and the metapostnotal-propodeal suture not fused.