Anisepyris strictus, 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: 203

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

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scientific name

Anisepyris strictus
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strictus Barbosa & Azevedo  , species-group nov.

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Males. Frons weakly coriaceous  , without color reflect of body metallic. Clypeus short; median clypeal carina as high as epistomal suture, in lateral view; antenna not elongate; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Pronotal disc with transverse carina complete. Metapostnotum with first pair of metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergence absent; propodeal declivity with sculpture present. Mesopleuron with lower mesopleural fovea opened and mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with Cu vein and R-rs&Rs vein distinct. Hind wing with two or two proximal and four distal hamuli. Posterior hypopygeal margin notched. Genitalia with paramere longer than basiparamere; inner margin of basivolsella excavated.

Females. Unknown

Distribution. It is restricted to Neotropical region.

Remarks. This species-group is characterized by having the posterior hypopygeal margin notched. This characteristic is also observed in the amazonicus  and cupreolus  species-groups, suggesting it is a convergent characteristic. However, we identify some other characteristic shared among these species that were formerly placed in the proteus  species-group. Therefore, we propose this new species-group composed of 16 species( Table 1), and under the name strictus  .