Dissomphalus mapinguari Colombo & Azevedo,

Colombo, Wesley D., Alencar, Isabel D. C. C., Limeira-De-Oliveira, Francisco & Azevedo, Celso O., 2018, New species and records of Dissomphalus Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Cerrado, Caatinga and relicts of the Atlantic Forest from northeastern Brazil, Zootaxa 4462 (1), pp. 1-40: 30

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4462.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FE62FF43-119A-4EBC-92FE-5012FFAB603E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D487B8-C460-CD5C-FF22-FEF214D7F98E

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Plazi

scientific name

Dissomphalus mapinguari Colombo & Azevedo
status

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus mapinguari Colombo & Azevedo  sp. nov.

( Figs 76–79View FIGURES 71–84)

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth; median clypeal lobe undefined, median tooth rounded; frons coriaceous, punctate; eyes weakly setose. Notauli complete; pronotal disc strongly coriaceous. Metasomal tergite II with tergal process with one pair of conspicuous lateral depressions, tubercle present, pit on top and tuft of setae, thick and conspicuous bristles on the border of each depression. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: paramere with pointed apex, wide, S-shaped, higher than the basiparamere; aedeagal ventral ramus shorter than dorsal body, apex weakly rounded, small projection, laminar; aedeagal dorsal body with two pair of apical lobes, outer lobe long, divergent, apex weakly bifurcated, inner pair membranous; basal process absent; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Variations. Paramere very arched or slightly arched.

Remarks. This species does not fit any other species-group by having the metasomal tergite II with tergal process with one pair of conspicuous lateral depressions, the tubercle present, with a pit on top and tuft of setae, thick and conspicuous bristles on the border of each depression, and the paramere with pointed apex, wide, Sshaped.

Material examined. Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, PI[auí], Guaribas, PN Serra das Confusões, Andorinhas, 09°08'27.8''S 43°33'42.1''W, 515m, 01–10.XI.2013, Armadilha Malaise, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: MA[ranhão], 1♂ Mirador , Parque Estadual Mirador, Base da Geraldina, 07.XI.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 06°37'25''S 45°52'08''W, 14– 18.VIII.2012, Armadilha Malaise, JS Pinto Júnior, F L[imeira]-de-Oliveira, DWA Marques cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 01– 10.X.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA); 2♂ 13–19.X.2012, LS Santos, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 14–18.VIII.2012, DWA Marques, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, JSP Júnior cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 10–16.V.2013, LS Santos, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 30.VII –06.VIII.2011, DWA Marques, F Limeira-de-Oliveira cols. ( CZMA); 2♂ 06°37'06''S 45°51'51''W, 411m, 02–12.VIII.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 06°37'48''S 45°52'49''W, 416m, Armadilha Suspensa, 01–10.XI.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ 06°35'58''S 45°50'49''W, 402m, Armadilha Malaise, 01–10.XII.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ Carolina, PN Chapada das Mesas, Riacho CancelaGoogleMaps  , 07°06'44.2''S 47°17'58.3''W, 255m, 01–15.VII.2013, Armadilha Malaise, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA); 2♂ 07°06'44.2''S 47°17'56.8''W, 225m, 20–31.VIII.2013, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA); 1♂ Caxias, Res[erva] Ecol[ógica] Inhamum, 26–29.XII.2005, Armadilha Malaise, GA Cunha cols. ( CZMA).GoogleMaps 

Etymology. The epithet mapinguari  from Tupi refers to a legendary creature described as being covered in a long hair red, living in the Amazon forest of Brazil and Bolivia. Treat as a noun in apposition.

Distribution. Brazil (Piauí and Maranhão).