Anisepyris gwindori 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: 166

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Anisepyris gwindori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris gwindori Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 21KView FIGURE 21; 23B; 23F; 23I)

Description, male. Body length 5.15 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible wide, slightly angled, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and inconspicuous; 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 sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere very slender, almost filiform, densely setose; basivolsella straight and angled; cuspis with arms long, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, and apical portion as long as basal and slender; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, São Paulo, Ibitinga , cultura de seringueira, 21°45'28”S 48°49'44"W, 05.x.1988, [armadilha] Möricke, ( UFES 09991View Materials)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (3). BRAZIL, Roraima, 1 ♂, Rio Uraricoera, Ilha de Maraca , 02–13.v.1987, Armadilha Malaise, J.A. Rafael e equipe ( INPA)  ; 1 ♂, 1–4.iii.1988; São Paulo, 1 ♂, Ibitinga, cultura de seringueira, 24.viii.1988, B[andeja] amarela, ( UFES 10030View Materials)  .

Distribution. Brazil: Roraima, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. pallidicornis  by having the mandible wide and slightly angled; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli large; the vertex almost straight; the transverse pronotal carina incomplete; the notaulus very narrow; the mesopleural fovea and suture opened; the mesotibia not spinose; the paramere very slender, almost filiform; the basivolsella straight and angled; and the cuspis with the arms long, whereas A. pallidicornis  has the mandible narrow and curved; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle obtuse; the ocelli very small; the vertex convex; the transverse pronotal carina complete; the notaulus narrow; the mesopleural fovea and suture closed; the mesotibia spinose; the paramere slender and sinuous; the basivolsela with the basal inner margin with a projection; and the cuspis with the arms short.


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