Anisepyris irmoi Barbosa & Azevedo

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: 168-169

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039D87C4-5CB8-FF13-48F6-F9E9FAA3FACD

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scientific name

Anisepyris irmoi Barbosa & Azevedo
status

sp. nov.

Anisepyris irmoi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 22AView FIGURE 22; 23C; 23G; 23I)

Description, male. Body length 3.15 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible very narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long. 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 present, incomplete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotalpropodeal 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 opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened.

Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere wide, truncate, with ventral and dorsal margin straight, and with basal portion slender, sparsely setose; basivolsella with apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms very short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal, wide, and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, João Neiva, Alto Bérgamo , mata, 478m, 19°44'46”S 40°26'43"W, 27.x –3.xi.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, CO Azevedo & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 22778View Materials)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (17). TRINIDAD, Arima  , 1 ♂, 8 Km N Arima  , Simla, Res[erve] Sta[tion], trop[ical] for[est], 260m, 6–14.vi.1993, FIT, S & J.Peck [collectors] (CNCI); Curepe, 1 ♂, 14.ii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] (CNCI); 1 ♂, 2–11.xii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] ( CNCIAbout CNCI); BRAZIL, Maranhão  , 1 ♂, 05.xi.1987, [armadilha] Möricke (UFES 10186); Goiás, 2 ♂, Alto Paraíso, P [ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 12–24.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSPAbout MZSP)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂, 17–19.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Möricke; Mato Grosso, 1 ♂, Rondonópolis , 28.x.1991, Cerrado, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10260View Materials)  ; 1 ♂, 16.xi.1991, mata (UFES 10269); Bahia, Una, Faz[enda] Cachoeira seringueira, 15°17'S 39°03'W, 10.iii.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.A. Cardoso & J.R. Maia [coletores] (CEPLAC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂, Travessão , Malaise trap, 25.iv. [19]97, Santos, HJ dos [coletor] (CEPLAC); Minas Gerais  , 1 ♂, Belo Horizonte, UFMGAbout UFMG, Est [ação] Ecológica , 04.vi.1996  arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFMGAbout UFMG); Espírito Santo  , 1 ♂, João Neiva, Alto Bérgamo, mata, 478m, 19°44'46"S 40°26'43"W, 27.x –3.xi.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, CO Azevedo & equipe col[etores] (UFES 22778) São Paulo, 1 ♂, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas, Cerrado, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 06.iv.2006, arm[adilha] Malaise, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etore] (UFES 79835); Rio de Janeiro, 2 ♂, Nova Iguaçu, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] do Tinguá, 22°34'37"S 43°26'05"W, 8–11.iii.2002 —[armadilha] Malaise, STPAbout STP Amarante & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( UFES 29668View Materials; 29669); Rio Grande do SulGoogleMaps  , 2 ♂, Arroio Grande, 101m, 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 5.iii.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16457View Materials; 16462).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil.

Remarks. This species differs from A. tuberosus  by having the antennal flagellomeres short; the clypeus with the median lobe angulate and long; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli small; the transverse pronotal carina incomplete; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; the mesopleuron with all the foveae open; the paramere shorter than the basiparamere, wide and truncate; and the aedeagus apical portion slender, whereas A. tuberosus  has the antennal flagellomeres long; the clypeus with the median lobe rounded and short; the antennal scrobe carinate; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli large; the transverse pronotal carina complete; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to the first metapostnotal carina; the mesopleuron with the mesopleureal fovea and suture closed; the paramere as long as the basiparamere, slender and rounded; and the aedeagus apical portion wide and swollen.

CNCI

Canadian National Collection Insects

MZSP

Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

UFMG

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

STP

La Soci�t� Guernesiaise, Priaulx Library