Anisepyris falathari 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: 91-92

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Anisepyris falathari Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris falathari Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 12IView FIGURE12; 14J; 15D; 15K)

Description, male. Body length 4.38 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and very short setae. Mandible narrow and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc shorter than wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea divided; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere slender, rounded, with ventral margin convex, dorsal margin straight, and basal margin angulate, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms very short, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Rio grande do Sul, Pelotas, 16m, 31°44'39”S 52°13'22"W, 26.iii.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 30311). Paratypes (11). NICARAGUA, Granada, 1 ♂, Volcan Mombacho, Santa Ana 3, 31.iii.1998 —Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN); 1 ♂, Santa Ana 2, 15.v.1998; TRINIDAD, Curupe, 1 ♂, 5–31.vii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, Santa Teresa, Est[ação] Biol[ógica] de Santa Lúcia, 19°58'18.5"S 40°32'7.6"W, 30.i.2001 —verredura, Azevedo & Kawada col[etores] ( UFES 29696); 1 ♂, [armadilha] Malaise P1 trilha, 17–21.x.2011, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 124747); 1 ♂, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado, 20°22'17"S 40°39'29"W, 29.xi –03.xii.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 09830); PARAGUAY, Itapua, 1 ♂, San Pedro Mi, San Rafael Res[erva], 90m, 26°31'24"S 55°48'18"W, 26–30.xi.2000, FIT, Z.H. Falin [collector] ( CNCI); Yataí, Hostettler Family, 100m, San Rafael Res[erva], 26°38'17"S 55°39'50"W, 21–25.xi.2000, FIT, Z.H. Falin [collector] ( CNCI); Rio Grande do Sul, 1 ♂, Arroio Grande, 110m, arm[adilha] Malaise, 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 07.iii.2003, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16372); 1 ♂, 02.iv.2004 ( UFES 15068); 1 ♂, 09.iv.2004 ( UFES 16644).

Distribution. Nicaragua; Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil: Espírito Santo, Rio Grande do Sul; Paraguay.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. columbianus  by having the clypeus with the apical margin angulate, and without an apical median tooth; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli large; the genitalia with the paramere narrow, with the basal margin acute, and without a dorsal apical tooth; the basivolsella straight; the aedeagus narrow, and with the basal portion angulate; and the apodeme not parallel, whereas A. columbianus  has the clypeus with the median lobe quadrate and with a apical median tooth; the frontal angle of the ocellae forming a right angle; the ocelli small; the genitalia with the paramere very wide, rounded, and with the ventral and dorsal margins straight with a short apical projection; the basivolsela with the inner margin angled and with an inner projection; the aedeagus with the basal portion angled and wide, and the apical portion wide and as long as the basal portion; and the apodeme parallel.


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