Anisepyris elatani 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 : 151-152

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Anisepyris elatani Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris elatani Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 20J View FIGURE 20 ; 20C; 20F; 20H)

Description, female. Body length 4.85 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide, curved, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to first pair of metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; 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 developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments densely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process small, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20°22'17”S 40°39'29"W, 03–10.xii.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 09842 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (4). BRAZIL, Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 09–11.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Möricke, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Rondonópolis , 4.ix.1990, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10241 View Materials ) ; 1 ♀, Sinop, ii.1956 (V[arredura]), O. Roffa col[lector] ( CNCI) ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Pancas, Faz[enda] Juliberto Stur , 19°13'10.5"S 40°46'23.8"W, 24–31.i.2003, Armadilha Malaise, M.T. Tavares, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29615 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Brazil: Goiás, Mato Grosso, Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. guianae by having the body black; the wings bi-banded; the clypeus angulate with the median clypeal carina higher than frons level; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the transverse pronotal carina present; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to the first pair of metapostnotal carinae; and the mesopleural fovea opened, whereas A. guianae has the body with green reflection and the propodeum black; the wings bi-banded; the clypeus with the apical margin truncate, with the median clypeal carina lower than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus absent; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; and the mesopleural fovea closed.


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