Anisepyris irmoi 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 : 168-169

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Anisepyris irmoi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris irmoi Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 22A View FIGURE 22 ; 23C; 23G; 23I)

Description, male. Body length 3.15 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible very narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotalpropodeal suture straight; 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 opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened.

Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere wide, truncate, with ventral and dorsal margin straight, and with basal portion slender, sparsely setose; basivolsella with apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms very short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal, wide, and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, João Neiva, Alto Bérgamo , mata, 478m, 19°44'46”S 40°26'43"W, 27.x–3.xi.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, CO Azevedo & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 22778 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (17). TRINIDAD, Arima , 1 ♂, 8 Km N Arima , Simla, Res[erve] Sta[tion], trop[ical] for[est], 260m, 6–, FIT, S & J.Peck [collectors] (CNCI); Curepe, 1 ♂, 14.ii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] (CNCI); 1 ♂, 2–11.xii.1978, M[alaise] T[rap] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Maranhão , 1 ♂, 05.xi.1987, [armadilha] Möricke (UFES 10186); Goiás, 2 ♂, Alto Paraíso, P [ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 12–24.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♂, 17–19.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Möricke; Mato Grosso, 1 ♂, Rondonópolis , 28.x.1991, Cerrado, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10260 View Materials ) ; 1 ♂, 16.xi.1991, mata (UFES 10269); Bahia, Una, Faz[enda] Cachoeira seringueira, 15°17'S 39°03'W, 10.iii.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.A. Cardoso & J.R. Maia [coletores] (CEPLAC) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♂, Travessão , Malaise trap, 25.iv. [19]97, Santos, HJ dos [coletor] (CEPLAC); Minas Gerais , 1 ♂, Belo Horizonte, UFMG, Est [ação] Ecológica , arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFMG); Espírito Santo , 1 ♂, João Neiva, Alto Bérgamo, mata, 478m, 19°44'46"S 40°26'43"W, 27.x–3.xi.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, CO Azevedo & equipe col[etores] (UFES 22778) São Paulo, 1 ♂, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas, Cerrado, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 06.iv.2006, arm[adilha] Malaise, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etore] (UFES 79835); Rio de Janeiro, 2 ♂, Nova Iguaçu, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] do Tinguá, 22°34'37"S 43°26'05"W, 8–11.iii.2002 —[armadilha] Malaise, STP Amarante & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( UFES 29668 View Materials ; 29669); Rio Grande do Sul GoogleMaps , 2 ♂, Arroio Grande, 101m, 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 5.iii.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 16457 View Materials ; 16462). GoogleMaps

Distribution. Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil.

Remarks. This species differs from A. tuberosus by having the antennal flagellomeres short; the clypeus with the median lobe angulate and long; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli small; the transverse pronotal carina incomplete; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; the mesopleuron with all the foveae open; the paramere shorter than the basiparamere, wide and truncate; and the aedeagus apical portion slender, whereas A. tuberosus has the antennal flagellomeres long; the clypeus with the median lobe rounded and short; the antennal scrobe carinate; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli large; the transverse pronotal carina complete; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to the first metapostnotal carina; the mesopleuron with the mesopleureal fovea and suture closed; the paramere as long as the basiparamere, slender and rounded; and the aedeagus apical portion wide and swollen.


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