Dissomphalus pyata 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

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Dissomphalus pyata Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus pyata Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 11View FIGURES 8 – 13, 147–149View FIGURES 143 – 149)

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous or black. Mandible with two apical teeth; median clypeal lobe trapezoidal, median tooth weakly triangular; frons weakly coriaceous, punctate. Pronotal disc coriaceous. T2 without tergal process. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: paramere small in dorsal view, apex rounded, larger than basiparamere; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, apex weakly bifurcated, laminar; aedeagal dorsal body with one pair of apical lobes, inner pair with apex narrow in dorsal view, membranous; basal process larger than apical lobes, wide; 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 ventral ramus with apex weakly bifurcated and aedeagal dorsal body with basal process larger than apical lobes.

Material examined. Types: Holotype Ƌ, BR[ AZIL], E[spírito] S[anto]: Domingos Martins , Par [que] Est [adual] Pedra Azul , 20º25’55’’S 41º00’53’’W, 26.VIII –02.IX.2003, Arm [adilha] Malaise, C. O Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: 1Ƌ, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Clarindo Kruguer , 20º0/4’S 40º44’53’’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo e equipe col. ( UFES)  ; 4♂, Domingos Martins, Par [que] Est [adual] Pedra Azul , 20º25’55’’S 41º00’53’’W, 26.VIII –02.IX.2003, Arm [adilha] Malaise, C. O Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The epithet pyata  refers to strong in Tupi-Guarani.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


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