Dissomphalus amana 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: 42-43

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Dissomphalus amana Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus amana Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 13View FIGURES 8 – 13, 30View FIGURES 26 – 31, 152, 153View FIGURES 150 – 157)

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with two apical teeth; clypeus broadly projected forward, median tooth weakly rounded; frons coriaceous, weakly punctate. Pronotal disc coriaceous. T2 with lateral depression composedtuft with weakly seta directed toward T1, tubercle absente. Posterior hypopygeal margin weakly concave. Genitalia: paramere very wide in dorsal view, apex almost straight, larger than basiparamere; cuspis wide; digitus wide, sickle-shaped; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, narrowing the base to the apex, apex rounded; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair with apex narrow in dorsal view, inner pair membranous; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Variations. Dorsal body with apex weakly rounded.

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 potyra  sp. nov. However, the paramere of D. amana  sp. nov. is very wide, in dorsal view, the aedeagal ventral ramus with apex rounded and aedeagal dorsal body without basal process, whereas D. potyra  sp. nov. the paramere is small, in dorsal view, the aedeagal ventral ramus with apex bifurcated and aedeagal dorsal body with basal process.

Material examined. Types : Holotype, Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado, 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI –03.XII.2004, [Armadilha] Malaise, Tavares e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: 1Ƌ, Santa Teresa , Est [ação] Biol [ógica de] Santa Lúcia, 08–10.X.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES)  ; 2♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá , Fazenda Clarindo Krüger, 20º04’S 40º44’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares & C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 7♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá , Fazenda Paulo Seick, 20º02’S 40º42’W, 29.XI –13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares & Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 5♂, 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♂, Domingos Martins, P [ar]q[ue] Est [adual] Pedra Azul, 20º25’S 41º00’W, 26.VIII – 02.IX.2003, Arm [adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 21♂, Domingos Martins , Pico do Eldorado, 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI –10.XII.2004, [Armadilha] Malaise, Tavares e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The epithet amana  refers to the rain in Tupi-Guarani.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


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