Dissomphalus kuara 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: 40-41

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Dissomphalus kuara Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus kuara Colombo & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 10View FIGURES 8 – 13, 145, 146View 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 coriaceous, punctate. Pronotal disc coriaceous. T2 without tergal process. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: paramere wide in dorsal view, apex rounded, size equal to basiparamere; cuspis wide; digitus sickle-shaped; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, base wide, apex inverted, rounded, laminar; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair with apex ill defined, inner pair very membranous; basal process ill defined; basal bar wide, Y-shaped; 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 inverted and rounded; aedeagal dorsal body with apex ill-defined and aedeagal dorsal body with basal bar in Y-shaped.

Material examined. Types : Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Santa Teresa , Estação Biológica [de] Santa Lúcia, 15–19.X.2010, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES)  . Paratypes: 4Ƌ, Santa Teresa , Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia, 15–19.X.2010, 1Ƌ, 13–17.2008, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES)  ; 8♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá , Fazenda Clarindo Kruguer, 20º04’S 40º44’W, 29.XI –06.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares & C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 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)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂, S[anta] Leopoldina, Alto  Rio das Farinhas, 20º08’S 40º36’W, 14–24.V.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, [C.] Waichert & [K.] Furieri col. (UFES); 22♂, Alfredo Chaves , Picadão, 20º27’S 40º42’W, 08–15.X.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Ibitirama , Parque Nacional do Caparaó  , 20º29’S 41º43’W, 10– 13. III.2006, R. Kawada col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Ibitirama , Parq [ue] Nac [ional do] Caparaó  , 20º29’S 41º43’W, 06– 13.III.2013, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & F.B. Fraga col. ( UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The epithet kuara  refers to sun in Tupi-Guarani.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


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