Anisepyris elenduri 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 : 143

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Anisepyris elenduri Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris elenduri Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 19H View FIGURE19 ; 20D; 20F; 20H)

Description, female. Body length 4.38 mm. Head with dark blue reflection; mesosoma with dark green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short; median clypeal carina hardly distinct from clypeus. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus wide. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; 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 closed; lower fovea closed; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender, angled, and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv strongly curved forward, ventral process small,, and posterior process short; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, São Paulo, Bauru, UNESP, Cerrado , 22°18'54”S 49°03'39"W, 01.xi.1990, S.S. Ruiz col[etor] ( UFES 10119 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (3). BRAZIL, Maranhão, 1 ♀, 18.ii.1984, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10189 View Materials ) ; Góias, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 13–15.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Möricke, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Rondonópolis, Tadarimana, Cerrado, 31.x.1991, arm[adilha] Möricke, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 80490 View Materials ) .

Distribution. Brazil: Maranhão, Goiás, Mato Grosso, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bogotensis by having the body with dark green reflection and the metapectal-propodeal disc black; the mandible with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeus short and rounded, and with a median clypeal carina hardly distinct from the clypeus; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli small; the transverse pronotal carina incomplete; the notaulus wide; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and foveate, whereas A. bogotensis has the body black; the mandible with the teeth equally wide; the clypeus long and angulate, and with the median clypeal carina distinct from the clypeus; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli large; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the notaulus very narrow; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea opened.


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo