Anisepyris fingoni 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: 223-224

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Anisepyris fingoni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris fingoni Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 27GView FIGURE 27; 29D; 29G; 29M)

Description, male. Body length 4.46 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, long, with apical median tooth. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate and reaching eye. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; 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 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 opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere as long as paramere; paramere slender, rounded, with dorsal margin convex and ventral margin straight, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight and angled; cuspis with arms short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Minas Gerais, Mariléia, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata do Gambá, 19°37'S 42°34'W, 1–8.xi.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, JCR Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 102912). Paratypes (26). U.S.A., Florida, 1 ♂, Leon County, Apalachicola Nat[ional] Forest, FS Road 390: bottomland, 30°21.6'N 84°40.4'W, 18–25.vii.2005, Malaise tr[ap], A. Vanderby col[lector] ( UFES 20159); NICARAGUA, Granada, 1 ♂, Volcan Mombacho, El Progresso 1, 16.iii.1998 —Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN); 1 ♂, Santa Ana 1,; 3 ♂, Santa Ana 2, 15.v.1998; 1 ♂, Santa Ana 3, 15.v.1998; 1 ♂,; BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Norte, 1 ♂, Patu, Caatinga, 06°06'S 37°37'W, ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, D.R.R. Fernandes col[etor] ( UFES 115648); Goías, 1 ♂, Alto Paraíso, P[ar]q[ue] Nac[ional] Chapada dos Veadeiros, 14°00'S 47°41'W, 7–23.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( MZSP); 1 ♂, 15–17.ix.2005; 1 ♂, 15–21.ix.2005; Bahia, 1 ♂, Encruzilhada, 800m, 15°32'25"S 40°50'12"W, 10–12.xii.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, Rafael, Grossi & Parizzoto col[etores] ( INPA); 1 ♂, C[oncieção] Jacuípe, Faz[enda] Queimada, 22–27.xii.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo col[etor] ( UFES 80219); 1 ♂, Itacaré, Faz[enda] Vencedora, 08.xii.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC); Minas Gerais, 1 ♂, Marliéria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata Vinhático, 19°37'S 42°34'W, 7–9.xii.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise, JCR Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 105357); 1 ♂, 18–25.xi.2007 ( UFES 104236); Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, Pinheiros, Res[erva] Biol[ógica] Córrego do Veado, Água Limpa, 18°21'S 40°09'W, 27.xi –06.xii.2011, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 114825); 1 ♂, São Roque do Canaã, Alto Misterioso, 19°48'12.2"S 48°46'8.7"W, 02–11.xi.2007, [armadilha] Malaise, C. Waichert & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 126861); 2 ♂, Itaguaçu, Alto Lajinha, Faz[enda] Binda, 19°48'S 40°48'W, 22–29.ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 80524; 126575); 2 ♂, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldourado, 20°22'17"S 40°39'29"W, 26.xi –03.xii.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09788; 09809); 1 ♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick, 20°02'31.1"S 40°41'51.3"W, 29.xi –06.xii.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09714); 1 ♂, Itapemirim, Fazenda Usina Paineiras, 20°56'29"S 41°03'06"W, 19–26.xi.2010, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 125454); Paraná, 1 ♂, Jundiaí do Sul, Fazenda Monte Verde, 11.i.1988, Lev[antamento] Ent[omológico] Profaupar, [armadilha] Malaise ( DZUP).

Distribution. U.S.A.: Florida; Nicaragua; Brazil: Rio Grande do Norte, Goiás, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Paraná.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. venustus  by having the antenna not elongate; the mandible with the teeth irregular sized; the antennal scrobe carinate and reaching the eye; the eye large; the vertex convex; the paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; the metasomal segments sparsely setose; the paramere as long as the basiparamere; the basivolsella straight and angled; the cuspis with the arms short; and the aedeagus with the basal portion angled, whereas A. venustus  has the antenna elongate; the antennal scrobe carina not reaching the eye; the eye small; the vertex straight; the paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; the metasomal segments glabrous; the paramere longer than the basiparamere; the basivolsella with a projection at the basal portion of the inner margin; the cuspis with the arms long; and the aedeagus with the basal portion convex.


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure