Anisepyris celebrimbori Barbosa & Azevedo, 2018

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 : 47

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Anisepyris celebrimbori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris celebrimbori Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 7C View FIGURE 7 ; 8F; 8M; 9C)

Description, female. Body length 4.23 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head wide. Mandible with four distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina absent; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; 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 closed; lower fovea closed; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1vv slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as half of 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Bahia, C[onceição] [do] Jacuípe, Faz[enda] Queimada , 12°19'37”S 38°45'54"W, 22–27.xii.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo col[etor] ( UFES 80206 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (23). BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Norte, 1 ♀, Patu, Caatinga, 06°06'S 37°37'W, ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, D.R.R. Fernandes col[etor] ( UFES 113702 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Sergipe, 1 ♀, S[an]ta Luzia do Itanhy, Crasto, Arm [adilha] Möericke—Trilha 5, 11°22'41"S 37°24'54.1"W, 30.vii–05.viii.2001, MTTavares e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29640 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 07–23.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata do Gambá , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 22–29.x.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 102998) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Belo Horizonte, UFMG, prefeitura, 2.xii.1996,—arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenell col[etor] (UFMG); Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Conceição da Barra, Parque Estadual de Itaúnas , 18°20'S 39°40'W, 23–25.xi.2006, Möricke, M.T. Tavaraes & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 128013 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 2 ♀, Pinheiros, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] Córrego do Veado, Água Limpa , 18°21'S 40°09'W, 27.xi–06.xii.2011, Malaise 2, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 114823 View Materials ; 114863) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Itaguaçu, Alto Lajinha, Faz[enda] Binda , 19°48'S 40°48'W, 22–29.ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 80260 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Am [érico] Brasiliense, Cerradão, Clube Náutico, Arm[adilha] Möricke espaço 4m, 25–29.ix.1999, MT Tavares e equipe col[etores] ( UFES 20130 View Materials ) ; 1 ♀, Bauru, Est[ação] Ecol[ógica], Cerrado, 18.xii.1990, S.S. Ruiz col[etor] (UFES 20113); Rio Grande do Sul, 1 ♀, Morro Redondo, 101m, arm[adilha] Malaise , 31°40'22"S 52°35'30"W, 25.x.2002, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16592 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 13.xii.2002 (UFES 16608); 1 ♀, Pelotas, 16m, arm[adilha] Malaise , 31°44'39"S 52°13'2"W, 20.xii.2002, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16608 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 23.i.2004 (UFES 16661); 1 ♀, 23.iv.2004 (UFES 30310); 6 ♀, Arroio Grande, 101m, arm[adilha] Malaise , 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 19.iii.2004, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 15050 View Materials ; 15088; 15090; 15092; 15104; 15109) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 16.iv.2004 (UFES 15087).

Distribution. Brazil: Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. analis ( Cresson, 1872) by having the body black; the mandible not angled and with the distal teeth equally wide; the clypeal carina angled; the frontal angle of the ocellae forming a right angle; the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina curved posteriorly; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and divided, whereas A. analis has with green reflection and the metapectal-propodeal disc black; the mandible narrow and angled with four distal teeth, and with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeal with the median lobe rounded and short; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the metapostnotum with first metapostnotal carina not curved posteriorly; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and not divided.


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