Anisepyris iorlasi 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 : 211

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Anisepyris iorlasi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris iorlasi Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 26D View FIGURE 26 ; 26L; 27A; 27B)

Description, male. Body length 4.15 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings sub-hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; 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 inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectal-propodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere wide, rounded, with ventral and dorsal margin straight, and basal portion angled, sparsely setose; basivolsella with apical excavation at inner margin; cuspis with arms short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, Reserva 1501, Km 41, 03°06'S 60°01'W, 14–28.ii.1996, arm[adilha] Malaise ( INPA) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (4). BRAZIL, Pará, 1 ♂, Melgaço, Floresta Nacional Caxiuanã, Trilha Igarapé Ararua, 15–18.xi.2003, arm[adilha] Möricke, A.P. Aguiar & J.D. Dias ( MPEG) ; 1 ♂, 21–26.xi.2003; 1 ♂, Igarapé Puraquequara , 19–26.xi.2003 ; Amazonas, 1 ♂, Manaus, Reserva 1501, Km 41, 14–28.ii.1996, arm[adilha] Malaise ( INPA) .

Distribution. Brazil: Pará, Amazonas, Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. ecuadorianus by having the body with darkish green reflection and the metapectal-propodeal disc black; the clypeus with the median clypeal carina higher than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the notaulus very narrow; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; the mesopleural fovea opened; the paramere longer than the basipamere; and the basivolsella with an apical excavation at the inner margin, whereas A. ecuadorianus has the body black; the clypeus with the median clypeal carina lower than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate; the notaulus narrow; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; the mesopleural fovea closed; the paramere as long as the basipamere; and the basivolsela uniform.


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