Dissomphalus clovisi 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: 40

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Dissomphalus clovisi Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus clovisi Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

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Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous or black. Mandible with two apical teeth; clypeus broadly projected forward, median tooth ill defined; frons weakly coriaceous, punctate. Pronotal disc coriaceous. T2 without tergal process. Posterior hypopygeal margin weakly concave. Genitalia: paramere wide in dorsal view, apex serrate, invagination serrate in ventral view, smaller than basiparamere; cuspis very wide; digitus sickle-shaped; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, base narrow, wide middle part, apex narrow, laminar; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, apex weakly bifurcated in dorsal view, inner pair weakly membranous; basal bar 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 wide middle part and apex narrow; aedeagal dorsal body with apex weakly bifurcated and aedeagal dorsal body with basal bar wide.

Material examined. Types: Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Santa Teresa, Est[ação] Biol[ógica] de Santa Lúcia, 26–29.VIII.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES)  . Paratypes: 1Ƌ, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick, 20º02’S 40º42’W, 06–13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise , Tavares & Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The epithet clovisi  is in allusion to the father’s second author name Clovis.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo