Anisepyris earweni 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 : 160-161

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Anisepyris earweni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris earweni Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 21C View FIGURE 21 ; 23C; 23G; 23J)

Description, male. Body length 3.61 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle obtuse; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc shorter than wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; 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 not spinose. Claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere as long as paramere; paramere wide, rounded, with ventral margin convex and dorsal margin straight, densely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms short, dorsal arm wide; digitus with basal projection overlapping aedeagus basal portion; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Sul, Arroio Grande, 101m, arm[adilha] Malaise , 32°13'22”S 53°11'57"W, 14.ii.2003, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 15193 View Materials ). GoogleMaps

Distribution. Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. olivaceus by having the body black; the head longer than wide; the clypeus with the clypeal carina higher than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate; the eye small; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle obtuse; the transverse pronotal carina present; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with the first metapostnotal carina; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture closed; and the cuspis arms short and the ventral arm with a basal projection, whereas A. olivaceus has the body with darkish green reflection and propodeum black; the head wider than long; the clypeus with the clypeal carina lower than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture opened; and the genitalia with the cuspis arms short and the ventral arm without a basal projection.













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