Dissomphalus potyra Colombo & Azevedo,

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: 43

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Dissomphalus potyra Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus potyra Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 14View FIGURES 14 – 19, 31View FIGURES 26 – 31, 154–157View FIGURES 150 – 157)

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth; median clypeal lobe trapezoidal, median tooth triangular; frons coriaceous, punctate. Pronotal disc coriaceous. T2 with lateral depression composed tuft with dense seta directed toward T1, tubercle absente. Posterior hypopygeal margin weakly convex. Genitalia: paramere small in dorsal view, apex rounded, larger than basiparamere; aedeagal ventral ramus larger than dorsal body, wide, apex bifurcated; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair with apex rounded in dorsal view, inner pair membranous; basal process long, narrow, slightly curved; basal process wide; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Variations. Paramere with apex weakly rounded in dorsal view; basal process shorter.

Remarks. This species is allocated in amana  species-group by having the tergal process with lateral depression with pair of tuft directed toward T1 and with tubercles absent. This species has the tergal process similar to Dissomphalus amana  sp. nov. However, the paramere of D. potyra  sp. nov. is small, in dorsal view, the aedeagal ventral ramus with apex bifurcated and aedeagal dorsal body with basal process, whereas D. amana  sp. nov. with paramere very wide, in dorsal view, the aedeagal ventral ramus with apex rounded and aedeagal dorsal body without basal process.

Material examined. Types : Holotype, Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Cariacica , Res [erva] Biológica de Duas Bocas, 25–26.VI.2005, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES)  . Paratypes: 3Ƌ, Santa Maria de Jetibá , Fazenda Clarindo Krüger, 20º04’S 40º44’53’’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo e equipe col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The epithet potyra  refers to flower in Tupi-Guarani.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo