Dissomphalus caipora Colombo & Azevedo, 2018

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 : 29-30

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Dissomphalus caipora Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus caipora Colombo & Azevedo sp. nov.

( Figs 71–75 View FIGURES 71–84 )

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with three apical teeth; median clypeal lobe undefined, median tooth pointed; frons strongly coriaceous, punctate; eyes glabrous. Notauli complete; pronotal disc strongly coriaceous. Metasomal tergite II with tergal process with one pair of strongly conspicuous lateral depressions, tubercle present, pit on top, tuft of setae. Posterior hypopygeal margin weakly concave. Genitalia: paramere with apex curved, pointed, wide, as long as basiparamere; aedeagal ventral ramus shorter than dorsal body, rounded apical extension, laminar, convergent; aedeagal dorsal body with three pairs of apical lobes, outer lobe with dorsal margin folded across its length, weakly serrated, apical margin divergent, curved ventrally, ventral margin wide projection, dorsal pair membranous, inner pair membranous, translucid; basal process absent; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Remarks. This species does not fit any of the other species-groups because it has metasomal tergite II with the tergal process with one pair of strongly conspicuous lateral depressions, the tubercle present, with a pit on top and a tuft of setae, and the paramere with the apex weakly curved and pointed with one pair of apical lobes with the ventral margin with a wide projection.

Material examined. Holotype ♂, BRAZIL, MA[ranhão], Mirador, Parq[ue] Estadual Mirador, Base da Geraldina, 06°37'25''S 45°52'08''W, 13–19.X.2012, Armadilha Malaise, LS Santos, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos cols. ( CZMA) GoogleMaps . Paratypes, 1♂ same data of holotype, except: 06°37'06''S 45°51'51''W, 411m, 01– 12.VIII.2013, Armadilha Malaise, LS Santos, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, LLM Santos cols. ( CZMA) GoogleMaps ; 1♂ 02– 12.VIII.2013, F Limeira-de-Oliveira LLM Santos, TL Rocha cols. (CZMA); 1♂ 06°37'48''S 45°52'49''W, 416m, 01–10.XII.2013; 1♂ 06°35'58''S 45°50'49''W, 402m, 10–20.X.2013; 1♂ Carolina , PN Chapada das Mesas, Riacho Cancela, 07°06'44.2''S 47°17'56.8''W, 225m, 20–31.VIII.2013, Armadilha Malaise, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de- Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA) GoogleMaps ; 1♂ Riacho Sucuruiu , 07°07'05.6''S, 47°18'31.6''W, 10–20.X.2013, Armadilha Malaise, JA Rafael, F Limeira-de-Oliveira, TTA Silva cols. ( CZMA). GoogleMaps

Etymology. The epithet caipora from Tupi refers to an inhabitant of the forests, who reigns over all the

animals and destroys the hunters who do not fulfill the hunting agreement made with him. Treat as a noun in apposition.

Distribution. Brazil (Maranhão).













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