Anisepyris ibuni 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 : 61

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Anisepyris ibuni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris ibuni Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 9J View FIGURE 9 ; 10F; 10G; 10I)

Description, male. Body length 4.46 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. 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 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. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere bifid, with ventral arm wide, long, and truncate and with dorsal arm short and rounded, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms long, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, and apical portion shorter basal and wide; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, Pinheiros, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] Córrego de Veado, Trilha Jaboti, 18°21'S 40°10'W, 27.xi–06.xii.2011, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 114725 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (9). ECUADOR, Sucumbios, 1 ♂, Sacha Lodge , 270m, 0°28'14"S 76°27'35"W, 21–24.iii.1999, FIT, R. Brooks [collector] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Norte, 2 ♂, Patu, Caatinga, 06°06'S 37°37'W, ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, D.R.R. Fernandes col[etor] ( UFES 115653 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Bahia, 1 ♂, Uruçuca, Faz[enda] Bom Jardim , 14°34'S 39°17'W, 09.xii.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC) GoogleMaps ; BOLIVIA, Santa Cruz, 3 ♂, Andrez Ibaniz, Potrerillo, 438m, 17°40'S 63°27'W, 15.v.1997, s.s., L. Masner [collector] ( CNCI) GoogleMaps ; BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica Santa Lúcia , 13–17.x.2008 ( UFES 125675 View Materials ) ; 1 ♂, Itapemirim, Fazenda Usina Paineiras, 20°56'29"S 41°03'06"W, 19–26.xi.2010, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] (UFES 125451).

Distribution. Ecuador; Brazil: Rio Grande do Norte, Bahia, Espírito Santo; Bolivia.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. trinitatis Evans, 1966 by having the antennal scrobe carinate only laterally; the mandible with the lower tooth longer than the others; the notaulus narrow; and the paramere almost as long as the basiparamere and the paramere arms wide, whereas A. trinitatis has the antennal scrobe carinate only anteriorly; the mandible narrow, curved, and with its teeth equally wide; the notaulus very narrow; and the paramere shorter than the basiparamere and the paramere arms slender.


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