Anisepyris brasiliensis Evans, 1966

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 : 146-147

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Anisepyris brasiliensis Evans, 1966


Anisepyris brasiliensis Evans, 1966

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Anisepyris brasiliensis Evans, 1966 , 9: 36–37.

Redescription, female. Body length 7 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide, angled, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short, with median tooth at apical margin. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; 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 absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, abruptly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process small, and posterior process short; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Pernambuco, Bonito, I. [18]83, col[lected] on cotton ( USNM, #68988) . BRAZIL, Roraima, 3 ♀, Rio Uraricoera, Ilha de Maraca , 1–4.iii.1988, Armadilha Malaise, J.A. Rafael e equipe ( INPA) ; Acre, 3 ♀, Cruzeiro do Sul, Rio Moa , 07°37'02"S 72°46'15"W, 19–28.xi.1996, arm[adilha] Malaise, Rafael, Vidal & Menezes col[etores] ( INPA) GoogleMaps ; Bahia, 1 ♀, Maraú , [armadilha] Malaise trap,, Santos, H.J. dos [coletor] (CEPLAC) ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Linhares , cultura de côco, 50m, 19°25'S 40°04'W,, arm[adilha] Möricke, E.F. Comério col[etor] ( UFES 77860 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 17.ix.2008 (UFES 77852).

Distribution. Brazil: Roraima, Acre, Pernambuco, Bahia, Espírito Santo.


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Anisepyris brasiliensis Evans, 1966

Barbosa, Diego N. & Azevedo, Celso O. 2018

Anisepyris brasiliensis

Evans 1966
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