Anisepyris amariei 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: 41

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Anisepyris amariei Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris amariei Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 6HView FIGURE6; 8I; 9A; 9E)

Description, female. Body length 5.15 mm. Head with dark green reflection; mesosoma with dark green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head wide. Mandible with four distal teeth, narrow, slightly angled, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; 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 opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments densely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Rio de Janeiro, Nova Iguaçu, res[erva] Biol [ógica] do Tinguá , 22°34'40''S 43°26'07''W, 6–9.iii.2002, Möricke B 3, STP Amarante & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29782View Materials).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Brazil: Rio de Janeiro.

Remarks. This species differs from A. darlingtoni Evans, 1959  by having the clypeal carina high; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the vertex straight; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea not delimited, whereas A. darlingtoni  has the clypeal carina low; the antennal scrobe carinate; the vertex convex; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea delimited.


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