Anisepyris galadrieli 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: 226

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Anisepyris galadrieli Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris galadrieli Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 27KView FIGURE 27; 29D; 29J; 29M)

Description, male. Body length 4.31 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Antenna with sparse and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina absent; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectalpropodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; 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 glabrous. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere slender, truncate, and with ventral margin convex and dorsal margin straight, sparsely setose; basivolsella with excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms long, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, and apical portion as long as basal and wide; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, VENEZUELA, Aragua, P.N. H. Pittier, 1100m, Rancho Grande , 10°15'N 67°36'W, 9.iv.1994, L. Masner [collectors] ( CNCI)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (23). VENEZUELA, Aragua, 14 ♂, P.N. H. Pittier, 1100m, Rancho Grande, 9.iv.1994, L. Masner [collectors] ( CNCI)  ; 1 ♂, PT, 10–14.iv.1994, FIT; 2 ♂, Rancho Grande, 1140m, 25–28.ii.1995, FIT, R.W Brooks [collector] (CNCI); 3 ♂, 1–6.iii.1995; 1 ♂, Rancho Grande Biol [ogical] Sta [tion], 10°21'N 67°41'W, 14.v.1998, FIT, Ashe, Brooks & Hanley [collectors] ( CNCI)GoogleMaps  ; BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 2 ♂, 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 09720View Materials; 09843).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Venezuela; Brazil: Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. venustus  by having the mandible with the teeth equally wide; the clypeus with the clypeal carina higher than frons level; the vertex convex; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present; the metapectal-propodeal disc long; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the paraspiracular carina absent; the paramere truncate; the basivolsella with an excavation at the inner margin; and the aedeagus with the basal portion convex and wide, whereas A. venustus  has the mandible with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeus with the clypeal carina lower than frons level; the vertex straight; the transverse pronotal carina present; the posterior mesoscutellar sulcus absent; the metapectal-propodeal disc short; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the paraspiracular carina present; the paramere rounded; the basivolsela with a projection at the basal portion of the inner margin; and the aedeagus with the basal portion angled and slender.


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