Dissomphalus miriamae 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: 41-42

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Dissomphalus miriamae Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus miriamae Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 12View FIGURES 8 – 13, 150, 151View FIGURES 150 – 157)

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous or black. Mandible with two apical teeth; clypeus broadly projected forward, median tooth weakly rounded; frons weakly coriaceous and punctate.

Mesosoma. Weakly coriaceous. T2 without tergal process. Posterior hypopygeal margin concave. Genitalia: paramere small in dorsal view, apex rounded, arched, smaller than basiparamere; cuspis wide; digitus wide; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, apex ill defined, laminar, narrow; aedeagal dorsal body with one pair of apical lobes, inner pair with apex rounded in dorsal view, inner pair weakly serrate; basal process ill defined; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Remarks. This species is allocated in amplus  species-group by having the tergal process absent. This species not is similar other of species-group. This species is mainly different because has the aedeagal dorsal body with one pair of apical lobes and inner pair weakly serrate.

Material examined. Types : Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Santa Teresa , Est [ação] Biol [ógica] de Santa Lúcia, 28.III.2001, varredura, Azevedo & Kawada col. ( UFES)  . Paratypes: 2Ƌ, Santa Teresa , Est [ação] Biol [ógica] de Santa Lúcia, 31.V.2001, 2♂, 27.IX.2001, varredura, Azevedo & Kawada col. ( UFES)  ; 1♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick, 20º02’S 40º42’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares & Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 1♂, Vitória, P [ar]q[ue] Est [adual] Fonte Grande, 30.VI.2001, varredura, Azevedo & Kawada col. ( UFES)  .

Etymology. The epithet miriamae  is in allusion to the mother’s second author name Miriam.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo