Anisepyris draugluini 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 : 185

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Anisepyris draugluini Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris draugluini Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 23P View FIGURE 23 ; 25B; 25F; 25J)

Description, female. Body length 4.38 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, very short. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; 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 present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectalpropodeal 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 spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, Sooretama, Res [erva] Biológica de Sooretama , 19°02'S 40°08'W, 31.v–, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 63147 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (8). BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♀, Manaus, Puraquequara, 07.xii.1998, arm[adilha] Möricke, J.F. Vidal col[etor] ( INPA) ; 1 ♀, 11.xii.1998; Maranhão, 1 ♀, 05.v.1987, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10187 View Materials ) ; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas, Cerrado, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 20.vii.2006, arm[adilha] Möricke, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 79900 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Ibitinga, cultura de seringueira, 02.xi.1988, [armadilha] Möricke (UFES 10275); 1 ♀, Ribeirão Preto, algodão, arm[adilha] Mörcike, 0,5m do solo, 21.iii.2001, N.W. Perioto & eq[uipe] col[etores] (UFES 10324); Rio Grande do Sul, 2 ♀ , Arroio Grande, 101m, arm[adilha] Malaise , 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 16.iv.2004, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 15086 View Materials ; 15089). GoogleMaps

Distribution. Brazil: Amazonas, Maranhão, Espírito Santo, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. albistigmus by having the wings subhyaline; the head longer than wide; the mandible angled, and with the lower tooth longer than the others; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli large; the notaulus narrow; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and not divided; the mesotibia spinose; and the 1vv longer than the genitalia body, whereas A. albistigmus has the wings bi-banded; the head as long as wide; the mandible slightly angled with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli very small; the notaulus very narrow; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed and divided; the mesotibia not spinose; and the 1vv as long as the genitalia body.


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