Dissomphalus matintaperera 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: 30-31

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Dissomphalus matintaperera Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus matintaperera Colombo & Azevedo   sp. nov.

( Figs 80–84 View FIGURES 71–84 )

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth; median clypeal lobe trapezoidal, broadly like duckbill in dorsal view, high in lateral view, median tooth straight; frons strongly coriaceous, punctate; eyes weakly setose. Notauli complete; pronotal disc coriaceous, punctate. Metasomal tergite II with tergal process with one pair of non-conspicuous lateral depressions, tubercle absent, callus present, tuft of setae. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: paramere with weakly rounded apex, wide; as long as basiparamere; volsella with small basal projection; aedeagal ventral ramus shorter than dorsal body, apex rounded, weakly serrated, laminar, curved ventrally; aedeagal dorsal body with two pair of apical lobes, outer lobe wide, curved ventrally, dorsal margin weakly serrated, ventral margin strongly setose, inner pair membranous; basal process absent; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Remarks. This species does not fit other species-groups because it has the clypeus broadly duckbill-like in dorsal view, the metasomal tergite II with the tergal process with one pair of non-conspicuous lateral depressions, without tubercle, but with a callus and tuft of setae.

Material examined. Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, MA[ranhão], Mirador, Parq[ue] Estadual Mirador, Base da Geraldina, 06°37'06''S 45°51'51''W, 411m, 02–12.VIII.2013, Armadilha Malaise, F Limeira-de-Oliveira LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. ( CZMA) GoogleMaps   . Paratypes, 1♂ same data of holotype, except: 20–30.X.2013 ( CZMA) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂ same data of holotype, except: Riacho Corrente , 07°04'24.2''S 47°05'25.2''W, 288m, 01–10.I.2014, JA Rafael, F Limeirade-Oliveira, TL Rocha, S Pereira cols. ( CZMA) GoogleMaps   ; 3♂ same data of holotype, except: Carolina , PN Chapada das Mesas, Riacho Cancela, 07°06'44.2''S 47°17'56.8''W, 225m, 15.VII –31.VIII.2013, Armadilha Malaise, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA). GoogleMaps  

Etymology. The epithet matintaperera   from Tupi refers to a Brazilian folkloric woman who wears old, dark and scary clothes. Treat as a noun in apposition.

Distribution. Brazil (Maranhão).