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

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3341A80B-7E54-4C6B-8B46-1336094952E2

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5961471

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039D87C4-5C91-FF35-48F6-FEB0FCE2FA1E

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Plazi

scientific name

Anisepyris elenduri Barbosa & Azevedo
status

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.

MZSP

Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Anisepyris