Dissomphalus differens Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006,

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2016, Review of Dissomphalus Ashmead, 1893 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Espíri- to Santo, Brazil, with description of twenty-one new species, Zootaxa 4143 (1), pp. 1-84: 47-48

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Dissomphalus differens Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006


Dissomphalus differens Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006 

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Dissomphalus differens Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006: 322  –323 (Ƌ, holotype from Espírito Santo, MZSP, figs 28, 29).

Diagnosis. Male. Black. Mandible with three apical teeth. Clypeus broadly projected forward, median lobe ill defined, median tooth conspicuous, sharpened. Frons coriaceous, punctures large, shallow. Vertex straight. T2 with pair short, wide setay pitted sublateral tubercles, closed to T1. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: aedeagal ventral ramus short than dorsal body, apical half tubular, apex curved inward; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes; outer small, laminar, lateral part vertical, basal part horizontal covering dorsally inner pair basally; inner stout, membranous, large, embracing outer pair both dorsal and ventrally, dorsal surface slightly colliculate with irregular margins, inner surface strongly setay, apex of ventral part produced downward. Female unknown.

Variations. Some specimens showed variations in the depressions of tergal process and may be deeper or shallow and especially the presence of setae on the side of the depressions.

Remarks. Thirty-nine specimens of D. differens  were registered from Espírito Santo ( Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006), and we add more 73 new ones.

Material examined. Types: Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: Santa Teresa , Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia , 19º58’S 40º32’W, 06–09.IV.2001, armadilha Malaise, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( MZSP)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: 20Ƌ, Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia , 19º58’S 40º32’W, 06–12.IV.2001, armadilha Malaise, 17Ƌ, varredura, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( MZSP)GoogleMaps  . New material examined: BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: 2Ƌ, Pancas, Faz [enda] Juliberto Stur , 19º12’S 40º47’O, 24.I –7.II.2003, Armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares, C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 8♂, Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica [de] Santa Lúcia, 19°58’S 40°32`W, 28.III.2001GoogleMaps  – 27.VII.2004, varredura, [C.O.] Azevedo & [R.] Kawada col.; 1♂, 13–17.X.2008; 10♂, 30.VII.2004 – 23.X.2011, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares, M.T. & eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 9♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Clarindo Kruguer , 20º04’S 40º44’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares & C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂, S[anta] Leopoldina, Alto  Rio das Farinhas, 20º08’S 40º36’W, 14–24.V.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, [C.] Waichert & [K.] Furieri col. (UFES); 1♂, Santa Leopoldina , Suíça, 20º04’S 40º35’W, 5– 12.XI.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 8♂, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI –3.XII.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Domingos Martins, Parque Estadual Pedra Azul , 20º25’55S 41º00’ 53,8W, 26.VIII –02.IX.2003, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & equipe col. ( UFES)  ; 2♂, Alfredo Chaves, Picadão , 20º27’S 40º42’W, 8–15.X.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂, Atílio Vivácqua , Serra das Torres, 21°0’30’’S 41°13’22’’W, 14–19.IV.2007, Armadilha Malaise, Waichert & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Itapemirim, Fazenda Usina Paineiras , 20°56’S 41°03’W, 19–26.XI.2010, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 10♂, Ibitirama, Parque Nacional Caparaó  , 20°29’S 41°43’W, 10–14. III.2006, R. Kawada col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 16♂, Ibitirama, Parq [ue] Nac [ional do] Caparaó  , 20º27’S 41º44’W, 06–23.III.2013, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & F.B. Fraga col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo).


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo














Dissomphalus differens Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O. 2016

Dissomphalus differens

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