Anisepyris carcharothi 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: 150-151

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Anisepyris carcharothi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris carcharothi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 20IView FIGURE 20; 20C; 20F; 20H)

Description, female. Body length 3.69 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short, with median tooth. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; 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 straight; 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 trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender, angled, and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process small, and posterior process short; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Goiás, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac[ional] Chapada do Veadeiros, 14°00'S 47°41'W, 09–11.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP). Paratypes (28). NICARAGUA, Granada, 1 ♀, Volcan Mombacho, El Progreso 3, 15.v.1998,—Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN); PANAMA, Canal Zone, 1 ♀, B[arro] Colorado Is[land], 15–31.vii.1994, FIT, D. Banks ( CNCI); TRINIDAD, Arima, 1 ♀, 8Km N Arima, Simila Res[erve] Sta[tion], trop[ical] for[est], 260m, 6–, FIT, S. & J. Peck, ( CNCI); Curepe, 1 ♀, 2–11.xii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♀, Manaus, campus univ[ersitário], 1992, Mal[aise] tr[ap], J.A. Rafael [coletor] ( INPA); Pará, 1 ♀, Oriximiná, Porto de Trombetas, 01°27'S 56°30'W, 15–25.xii.2006, arm[adilha] Malaise, J. Cardoso & G. Costa col[etores] ( UFES 105920); 1 ♀, 24.xii.2006 – 3.i.2007 ( UFES 108974); 1 ♀, Canaã dos Carajás, 6.4°68'93"S 49.8°80'27"W, 28.xi.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.M. Valente & E.M. Santos col[etores] ( MPEG); Maranhão, 1 ♀, 05.v.1987, varredura ( UFES 20157); Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac[ional] Chapada do Veadeiros, 14°00'S 47°41'W, 09–11.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP); Bahia, 1 ♀, Itororó, Faz[enda] Guanabara, 15°03'S 39°06'W, 13.iv.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC); BOLIVIA, Cochabamba, 1 ♀, 117Km E Cochabamba, Vila Tunari road, 1040m, 17°6'19"S 64°46'57"W, 10–12.ii.1999 — FIT #73, R.S. Hanley col[lector] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Rondonópolis, 10.x.1991, (v[arredura]), mata, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10235); 1 ♀, 4.ix.1990 ( UFES 10245); Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Área Tereza, 19°37'S 42°34'W, 1–8.vii.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 100891); 1 ♀, Mata Vinhático, 18–24.x.2001 ( UFES 109227); 1 ♀, 2–9.xi.2003 ( UFES 104496); 1 ♀, Belo Horizonte, UFMG, prefeitura, 24.xi.1996,—arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenell col[etor] ( UFMG); Est[ação] Ecol[ógica], 28.xi.1996; 2 ♀, 05.xii.1996; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Pancas, Faz[enda] Juliberto Stur, 19°13'10.5"S 40°46'23.8"W, 31.i –7.ii.2003, Armadilha Malaise, M.T. Tavares, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29616); 1 ♀, Itaguaçu, Alto Lajinha, Faz[enda] Binda, 19°48'S 40°48'W, 22–29.ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 80473); 1 ♀, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Faz[enda] Clarindo Krüger. 20°04'27.9"S 40°44'61.3"W, 29.xi –06.xii.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo e eq[quipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09749); 1 ♀, Alfredo Chaves, Picadão, mata. 714m, 20°27'53"S 40°42'35"W, 08–15.x.2007, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 68354); Rio de Janeiro, 1 ♀, Nova Iguaçu, Res[erva] Biol[ógica] do Tinguá, 22°34'37"S 43°26'05"W, 5–8.iii.2002 —[armadilha] Malaise, STP Amarantes & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29733); São Paulo, 1 ♀, São carlos,Cerrado, 30.xii.1989, [armadilha] Möricke, N.W. Perioto col[etor] ( UFES 10100); Paraná, 1 ♀, Jundiaí do Sul, Fazenda Monte Verde, 06.x.1986, Lev[antamento] Ent[omológico] Profaupar, [armadilha] Malaise ( DZUP); Rio Grande do Sul, 1 ♀, Morro Redondo, 101m, arm[adilha] Malaise, 31°40'22"S 52°35'30"W, 12.xii.2003, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16582).

Distribution. Nicaragua; Panama; Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil: Amazonas, Pará, Maranhão, Goiás, Bahia, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul; Bolivia.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. analis  by having the body black; the mandible curved with five distal teeth that are equally wide; the clypeus with a median tooth; the clypeal carina angled; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli large; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea opened; and the 1vv as long as the genitalia body, whereas A. analis  has the body with green reflection and the propodeum black; the mandible angled with four distal teeth and the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeus without a median tooth, the clypeal carina arched; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli small; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed; and the 1vv longer than the genitalia body.


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo


Canadian National Collection Insects


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo


Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais


La Soci�t� Guernesiaise, Priaulx Library


Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure