Anisepyris elrosi 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: 25-26

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Anisepyris elrosi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris elrosi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 4BView FIGURE 4; 5E; 5M; 5S)

Description, male. Body length 4.38 mm. Head with darkish green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings sub-hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Flagellomeres long, with depressed and very short setae. Mandible wide, slightly angled and with teeth equally wide, the inferior longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. 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 present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc polished; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere as long as paramere; paramere wide, rounded, with ventral margin and dorsal margin straight, sparsely setose; basivolsella with apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, apical portion longer than basal and slender; slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, NICARAGUA, Granada, Volcan Mombacho, San Joaquim 1, 11°49'34"N 85°58'03"W, 31.iii.1998 —Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN). Paratypes (2). NICARAGUA, Granada, 1 ♂, Volcan Mombacho, San Joaquim 1, 30.iv.1998 —Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN); 1 ♂, San Joaquim 3.

Distribution. Nicaragua.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. aeneus  only by having the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina, whereas A. aeneus  has the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina.