Anisepyris dorlasi 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 : 184-185

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Anisepyris dorlasi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris dorlasi Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 23O View FIGURE 23 ; 25B; 25F; 25I)

Description, female. Body length 5.31 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide, angled, and with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short; median clypeal carina hardly distinct. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli large. 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. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc polished; 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 and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process small, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, São Paulo, Balsamo, Cultura de seringueira, 20°44'07”S 49°35'01"W, 04.viii.1988, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10156 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (3). MEXICO, Chiapas, 1 ♀, Yaxoquintelá , 560m, 16°58'N 91°47'W, 12–19.ix.1978, JE Rawlins [collector] ( OSUC) GoogleMaps ; BRAZIL, Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 14–16.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Möricke, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Ibitinga , cultura de seringueira,, Möricke ( UFES 10069 View Materials ) .

Distribution. Mexico; Brazil: Goiás, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. albistigmus by having the clypeus rounded and very short with the median clypeal carina hardly distinct; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the frons with strong and sparse foveae; the ocelli small; the posterior margin without a posterior pronotal sulcus; the notaulus narrow; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with the first metapostnotal carina; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and not divided, whereas A. albistigmus has the clypeus angulate and short, and with the median clypeal carina distinct; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the frons coriaceous ; the ocelli very small; the posterior margin with a posterior pronotal sulcus; the notaulus very narrow; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and divided.


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