Anisepyris earenduri 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: 160

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Anisepyris earenduri Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris earenduri Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

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

Description, male. Body length 4.61 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings sub-hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible narrow and with wide teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye small, circumocular suture present. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli large. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  and with transverse pronotal carina followed by short carinae; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus wide. Mesoscutellar sulcus wide. Metapectalpropodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to 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 closed; lower fovea closed; 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, and sinuous, sparsely setose; basivolsella with basal projection at inner margin and apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, NICARAGUA, Granada, Volcan Mombacho, Santa Ana 2, 11°49'34"N 85°58'03"W, 15.v.1998,—Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN).

Distribution. Nicaragua.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. olivaceus  by having the mandible with teeth wide; the clypeus short and rounded; the antennal scrobe carinate; the eye small; the pronotal disc with its transverse pronotal carina striate; the notaulus wide and striate; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture closed; the paramere club-shaped and distinctly longer than the basiparamere; the basivolsella with an inner marginal excavation; the cuspis ventral arm with a basal projection; and the apical portion of the aedeagus wide, whereas A. olivaceus  has the mandible with narrow teeth; the clypeus angulate and long; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the eye large; the transverse pronotal carina not striate; the notaulus very narrow; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture opened; the genitalia with the paramere rounded and longer than the basiparamere; the basivolsella straight; the cuspis ventral arm without a basal projection; and the aedeagus with the apical portion slender.