Anisepyris azaghali 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: 87

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Anisepyris azaghali Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris azaghali Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

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

Description, female. Body length 5.85 mm. Head with golden-green reflection; wings subhyaline; metasoma castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short, with median sharpened tooth. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctured; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectalpropodeal 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 glabrous. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf very slender, ventral margin angled, and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, PANAMA, Canal Zone, B [arro] Colorado Is [land], 09°09'N 79°51'W, 1–14.vii.1994, FIT, D. Banks ( CNCI)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (2). TRINIDAD, Turapuna , 2 ♀, M[oun]t S[ain]t Benedict , Summit raind forest, M[oun]t Tabor, 550m, 5–, FIT, S. & J. Peck ( CNCI). 

Distribution. Panama; Trinidad & Tobago.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. williamsi  by having the body green-goldish metallic; the head wider than long; the clypeus with a median sharpened tooth; the ocelli large; and the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused posteriorly, whereas A. williamsi  has the body black; the head as wide as long; the clypeus without a median sharpened tooth; the ocelli small; and the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal suture covergent posteriorly.


Canadian National Collection Insects