Anisepyris aradunakhori Barbosa & Azevedo, 2018

Barbosa, Diego N. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2018, Revision of Anisepyris Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae), with description of 135 new species, Zootaxa 4416 (1), pp. 1-258 : 16

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Anisepyris aradunakhori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris aradunakhori Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 3B View FIGURE 3 ; 5I; 5O; 6A)

Description, male. Body length 2.92 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres long, with sparse and long setae. Mandible very narrow and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, densely strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina absent; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea closed; posterior fovea present; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma not developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. Basiparamere as long as paramere; paramere wide, rounded, with ventral margin convex and dorsal margin straight, glabrous; basivolsella with apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms very short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, and apical portion as long as basal and wide; slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, Reserva 1112, Lateral leste, 03°06'S 60°01'W, 03.x.1984, rede, Bert Klein col[etor] ( INPA) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (10). BRAZIL, Amazonas, 2 ♂, Manaus, Reserva Ducke, 06–17.vii.1992, Adesiva 10m, I. Vidal & J. Vidal col[etores] ( INPA) ; 1 ♂, Manaus, Reserva 1112, Lateral leste, 03.x.1984, rede, Bert Klein col[etor] INPA; Pará, 1 ♂, Melgaço, Floresta Nacional Caxiuanã, Trila Iguapé Ararua, 24–26.xi.2003, Arm [adilha] Malaise, A.P. Aguiar & J. Dias [coletores] ( MPEG) ; 1 ♂, Canaã dos Carajás, 28.xi.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.M. Valente & E.M. Santos col[etores] (MPEG); 1 ♂, Altamira, Rio Xingu, Ilha Bela Vista , 20–24.xi.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEG) ; Pernambuco, 1 ♂, Caruaru, 900m, iv.1972, J.Lima col[etor] ( CNCI) ; Bahia, 1 ♂, Camamu, Faz[enda] Boa Esperança, 19.xi.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC) ; 1 ♂, Ilhéus, CEPEC cabruca, 27.i.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.A. Cardoso & G.B. Costa (CEPLAC); 1 ♂, Buerarema, Faz[enda] Boa Sorte, 26.viii.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC).

Distribution. Brazil: Amazonas, Pará, Pernambuco, Bahia.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. punctatus by having the antenna with long setae; the mandible narrow and with its teeth equally wide; the clypeus distinctly long and wide; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina; the notaulus wide and short; the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina curved at its end; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea closed, whereas A. punctatus has the antenna with short setae; the mandible narrow, curved, and with the lower tooth longer than others; the clypeus with the median lobe angulate, long; the antennal scrobe carinate; the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina; the notaulus very narrow; the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina straight; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea opened.


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Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


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