Anisepyris diori 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: 142

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Anisepyris diori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris diori Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 19GView FIGURE19; 20C; 20F; 20H)

Description, female. Body length 3.85 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large; circumocular suture present. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle obtuse; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Roraima, Bonfim, Rio Tacutu , [armadilha] Malaise , 03°27'51"N 60°09'03"W, v.1991, J.A. Rafael, R.AGoogleMaps  . Rocha, F. Vidal [coletores] ( INPA)  . Paratypes (2). BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♀, Manaus, Base de instrução-2, mata igarapé, 21–30.x.1997, arm[adilha] suspensa ( INPA)  ; Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Chap [ada] do Guimarães, Colégio Agr[ário] Biriti , 13–17.ii.1986, armadilha Malaise, I.S. Gerayaeb [coletor] ( MPEG)  .

Distribution. Brazil: Roraima, Amazonas, Mato Grosso.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. brasiliensis  by having the body black; the clypeus with the median lobe rounded; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the eye small; the circumocular suture present; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle obtuse; the pronotal disc without a posterior pronotal sulcus; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea opened; and the mesotibia with small distal spines, whereas A. brasiliensis  has the body with green reflections and the propodeum black; the clypeus with the median lobe angulate; the antennal scrobe carinate; the eye large; the circumocular suture absent; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the pronotal disc with a posterior pronotal sulcus; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus absent; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed; and the mesotibia without distal spines.


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