Anisepyris gloredheli 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: 164

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Anisepyris gloredheli Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris gloredheli Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

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

Description, male. Body length 5.92 mm. Head with darkish green reflection; mesosoma with darkish blue reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings sub-hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres long, with dense and short setae. Mandible narrow, slightly angled, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long. Antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc shorter than wide, polished; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectalpropodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc polished; propodeal declivity polished. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; 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 as long as paramere; paramere slender, rounded, and sinuous, glabrous; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms long, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and slender, and apical portion shorter than basal and very slender; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, VENEZUELA, Mérida, La Mucuy Station, 2300m, 08°38'N 71°02'W, 26–27.v.1998, FIT, Ashe, Brooks & Hanley [collectors] ( CNCI)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (25). VENEZUELA, Mérida, 19 ♂, La Mucuy Station , 2300m, 26–27.v.1998, FIT, Ashe, Brooks & Hanley [collectors] ( CNCI)  ; Pichincha, 2 ♂, Maquipucuna, Biol[ogical] Res [erve], 1300, 0°12'N 78°63'W, 3–18.iv.1996, FIT, P  . J. Hibbs [collector] ( CNCI)  ; 2 ♂, 10.6Km W Mindo, Mindo r[oa]d, 1460m, 0°4'23"S 78°45'14"W, 26–29.iii.1999, FIT, R. Brooks & D. Brzoska [collectors] ( CNCI)  ; PERU, Pasco, 1 ♂, Vila Rica road, 1475m, 10°27'S 75°18'W, 15–18.x.1999, FIT, R, Brooks [collector] ( CNCI)GoogleMaps  ; BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Clarindo Krüger, 20°04'27"S 40°44'51.3"W, 06–13.xii.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09761View Materials)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Venezuela; Brazil: Espírito Santo; Peru.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. colimae  by having the body with darkish blue reflection and the metapectal-propodeal disc black; the antennal flagellomeres long; the clypeus with the median lobe angulate; the eye small; the the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the transverse pronotal carina incomplete; the notaulus very narrow; the mesopleural suture opened; the basiparamere with the apical inner margin c-shaped excavated; the cuspis with the arms long; and the aedeagus apical portion shorter than the basal portion, whereas A. colimae  has the body black; the antennal flagellomeres short; the clypeus with the median lobe rounded; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute, the transverse pronotal carina complete; the notaulus narrow; the mesopleural suture closed; the basiparamere uniform; the cuspis with the arms short; and the aedeagus with the basal portion as long as the apical portion.


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