Anisepyris elwingi 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: 26

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Anisepyris elwingi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris elwingi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 4DView FIGURE 4; 5I; 5M; 5S)

Description, male. Body length 3.08 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible very narrow and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina absent; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; 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 slender, rounded, with ventral margin convex and dorsal margin straight, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms short, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus basal portion convex and slender, apical portion as long as basal portion and wide; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Pará, Altamira, Rio Xingu , Ilha Grande , 03°12'10”S 52°12'21"W, 06–10.xi.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEG)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Brazil: Pará.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. jandirae  by having the clypeus long and distinctly acute; the vertex concave; the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges and the metapectal-propodeal disc polished; and the mesopleural fovea opened, whereas A. jandirae  has clypeus with median lobe rounded, long; the vertex convex; the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges and the metapectal-propodeal disc strigate; and the mesopleural fovea closed.


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