Anisepyris bregori 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 : 220-221

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Anisepyris bregori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris bregori Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 27D View FIGURE 27 ; 29E; 29H; 29L)

Description, female. Body length 5.7 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with dark green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings bi-banded; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head wide. Mandible with four distal teeth, very wide, strongly angled, teeth not equally sized each other. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short, with apical margin truncate; median clypeal carina elevated upward and with upper margin straight in lateral profile. Frons coriaceous ; with frontal process; antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctured and transverse pronotal carina with margin foveolate and series of fovea posteriorly large; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; 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 closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments densely 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 long; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, Base de instrução—2, mata igarapé, 03°06'S 60°01'W, 21–30.x.1997, ar[madilha] suspensa ( INPA) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (4). BRAZIL, Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Área Tereza , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 24–31.x.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 101729) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 15–22.x.2005 (UFES 100773); 1 ♀, Mata Vinhático , 24.x.2002 ( UFES 104473 View Materials ) ; São Paulo, 1 ♀, Bauru, UNESP, Cerrado , 30.viii.1990, S .S. Ruiz col[etor] (UFES 20114).

Distribution. Brazil: Amazonas, Minas Gerais, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. analis by having the mandible very wide, strongly angled, with the teeth not equally sized; the clypeus with the apical margin truncate, the median clypeal carina elevated upward, and with the upper margin straight in lateral profile; the eye small; the ocelli very small; the pronotal disc with its transverse pronotal carina foveolate and complete; the notaulus narrow; the mesopleural fovea and suture closed, and the posterior fovea present; the mesotibia spinose; and the genitalia with 1vv as long as the genitalia body, whereas A. analis has the mandible narrow, angled, with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeus with the apical margin rounded, and with the median clypeal carina not elevated; the eye large; the ocelli small; the pronotal disc with its transverse pronotal carina not foveolate; the notaulus very narrow; the mesopleural fovea and suture opened, and posterior fovea absent; the mesotibia not spinose; and the genitalia with 1vv longer than the genitalia body.


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