Anisepyris ilmarei Barbosa & Azevedo

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: 62-63

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Anisepyris ilmarei Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris ilmarei Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 9LView FIGURE 9; 10F; 10G; 10I)

Description, male. Body length 4.54 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible very narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc polished; propodeal declivity polished. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere bifid, with ventral arm very slender and rounded and dorsal arm very slender, rounded, and half length of ventral arm, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms long, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Bahia, Itacaré, Faz [enda] Vencedora , 14°16'40”S 38°59'49"W, 08.xii.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (50). MEXICO  , Quintana Roo, 1 ♂, Xel-Ná, Trail in coastal, 07.xii.1993, L. Masner col[lector] ( CNCIAbout CNCI)  ; PANAMA  , Colón, 4 ♂, 15 Km N Jct. Escobal r[oa]d & Piña r[oa]d, 2–, FIT, ~ 20m, J. Ashe & R. Brooks [collectors] ( CNCIAbout CNCI)  ; Canal Zone, 3 ♂, B[arro] Colorado, Is [land] 1–14.vii.1994, FIT, D  . Banks [collector] ( CNCIAbout CNCI); 3 ♂, 15–31.vii.1994  ; FRENCH GUYANA, Wanaboo , 1 ♂, Marowijne river, 04°43'35"N 54°26'36"W, 31.v–, FIT, ZGoogleMaps  . H Falin & B. DeDijn [collectors] ( CNCIAbout CNCI)  ; GUYANA, Region 8, 12 ♂, Iwokrama Forest Res[erve], 100–200m, 04°40'19"N 58°41'04"W, v–vi.2001, FIT, RGoogleMaps  . Brooks & Z. Falin [collectors] ( CNCIAbout CNCI); BRAZIL, Roraima, 1 ♂, Serra Pacarama  , BR 174, 800m, 04°27'04"N 61°07'56"W, 01–07.ix.1995, arm[adilha] Malaise, Rafael, Henriques & Vidal col[etores] ( INPAAbout INPA)GoogleMaps  ; SURINAME, Marowijne, 1 ♂, Nassau Montain , 500m, 04°04'53"N 54°31'16"W, 1–, FIT, ZGoogleMaps  . H. Falin & B. DeDijn [collectors] ( CNCIAbout CNCI); ECUADOR  , Esmeraldas, 1 ♂, Bilsa, Biol[ogical] Sta [tion], 500m, 0°34'N 79°71'W, 28.iv–10.v.1996, FIT, P  . Hibbs [collector] ( CNCIAbout CNCI); Pichincha, 1 ♂, 47 Km S S [an]to Domingo, Rio Palenque , 1–14.vii.1975, S  . Forsyth [collectors] ( CNCIAbout CNCI)  ; BRAZIL, Pará, 1 ♂, Melgaço, Floresta Nacional Caxiuanã, Trilha Est[ação] Cie [ntífica] Ferreira Pena , 13–16.xi.2003, arm[adilha] Möricke, A.P. Aguiar & J.D. Dias ( MPEGAbout MPEG)  ; 1 ♂, Juruti, Mineração ALCOA, Capiranga , 28.x.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEGAbout MPEG)  ; 2 ♂, 29.x.2007; 1 ♂, Ramal Mauari, Galiléia, 25–29.v.2008; 1 ♂, Estrada Mutum , 07.xii.2008  ; 1 ♂, Bota Fora ,  ; Maranhão, 1 ♂, 12.iii.1984, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10179View Materials)  ; Pará, 1 ♂, Vitória do Xingu, Rio Xingu, Igarapé Di Maria , 07–11.ii.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEGAbout MPEG)  ; 1 ♂, Bacajá, Bom Jardim, 07–10.viii.2008; Amazonas, 1 ♂, Manaus, Reserva 1210, lateral leste, 25.x.1984, rede, B. Klein [collector] ( INPAAbout INPA)  ; 1 ♂, Reserva Ducke, Igarapé Uberê, xii.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.M.G. Ribeiro e equipe col[etores] (INPA); 2 ♂, Igarapé Ipiranga , iv.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.M.G. Ribeiro col[etor] ( INPAAbout INPA)  ; Maranhão, 1 ♂, São Pedro da Água Branca, Faz [enda] Santa Rosa , 05°07'07"S 48°15'19"W, 06.xii.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, Rafael, Oliveira & Vidal col[etores] ( INPAAbout INPA)GoogleMaps  ; Pará, 1 ♂, Canaã dos Carajás , 6.4°85'86"S 49.8°98'73"W, 25.xi.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.M. Valente & E.M. Santos col[etores] ( MPEGAbout MPEG)  ; 1 ♂, 28.xi.2005; Amazonas, 1 ♂, Estirão do Equador, Rio Javari , ix.1979, M. Alvarenga [collector] ( CNCIAbout CNCI)  ; Acre, 1 ♂, P[ar]q[ue] | Nac [ionnal] Serra Divisor , Sul—6, 18-{9} 9.iii.1997, arm[adilha] Malaise, E.F. Morato col[etor] ( UFESAbout UFES)  ; Bahia, 1 ♂, Ilhéus, Faz[enda] São José , 14°42'S 39°11'W, 12.iv.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂,; 1 ♂, 09.xii.2003.

Distribution. Mexico; Panama; French Guyana; Guyana; Brazil: Roraima, Pará. Maranhão, Amazonas, Acre, Bahia; Suriname; Ecuador.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bifidus Evans, 1966  by having the mandible with the lower tooth longer than others; and the genitalia with the paramere apex not incurved and the aedeagus with its basal portion slender and its apical portion swollen, whereas A. bifidus  has the mandible with very narrow, curved, and with its teeth equally wide; and the genitalia with the paramere apex incurved, the aedeagus with its basal portion convex and slender, and its apical portion as long as the basal portion and slender.


Canadian National Collection Insects


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


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