Anisepyris borlachi 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 : 72

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Anisepyris borlachi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris borlachi Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 10K View FIGURE 10 ; 11A; 11C; 11D)

Description, female. Body length 2.61 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, very narrow and curved, with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc shorter than 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 fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina absent; metapleural carina present and inconspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea opened; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea present; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma not developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments glabrous.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, Sooretama, Res[erva] Biológica de Sooretama, Trilha sede, 19°02'55”S 40°08'48"W, 06–14.xii.2011, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 126510 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (3). VENEZUELA, Aragua, 1 ♀, P. N. H. Pittier, 200m, La trilla, 11–14.iv.1994, L. Masner {colector] ( CNCI) ; BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♀, Manaus, Base de instrução-2, mata igarapé, 19–28.viii.1997, arm[adilha] suspensa baixa ( INPA) ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20°22'17"S 40°39'29"W, 03–10.xii.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares e equipe col[etores] ( UFES 09841 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Venezuela; Brazil: Amazonas, Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from all species of bogotensis group by having the clypeus strongly protruding and angulate with the clypeal carina angled; the mandible strongly narrowed, with its teeth short and equally wide; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute, with the ocelli large; the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina; and the metapostnotum with the median and first metapostnotal carina complete.


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