Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2016, Review of Dissomphalus Ashmead, 1893 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Espíri- to Santo, Brazil, with description of twenty-one new species, Zootaxa 4143 (1), pp. 1-84: 14-15

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Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003


Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003 

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Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003: 23  (Ƌ, holotype from Pernambuco, PMAE, figs 23–25); Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006: 308.

Diagnosis. Male. Dark castaneous. Mandible with four apical teeth. Clypeus broadly projected, median lobe illdefined, median carina high, angulate in profile. Frons weakly coriaceous. Vertex slightly convex. T2 with large, ovoid lateral depression, rounded pit, placed near anterior margin, tuft of setae, most lateral one directed outward, distinctly longer than others. Posterior hypopygeal margin concave with median callus. Genitalia: Apex of paramere with two small protuberances, dorsal margin angulate, much projected inward and downward, ventral margin nearly straight; aedeagal ventral ramus slightly longer than dorsal body, laminar, surface horizontal, narrowing evenly from base to truncate apex; dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair evenly wide, apex with inner corner angulate and outer corner rounded in dorsal view; inner pair membranous, narrow and setay. Female unknown.

Variations. Clypeus broadly projected, clypeus projected or clypeus not projected.

Remarks. Three specimens of D. alticlypeatus  were registered from Espírito Santo ( Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006), and we add more 51 new ones.

Material examined. Types: Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, Pernambuco, Caruaru , IV.1972, M. Alvarenga col. ( PMAEAbout PMAE)  . Material revised: 3Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia , 19º58’S, 40º32’W, 06–12.IV.2001, armadilha Malaise, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( MZSPAbout MZSP, UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  . New material examined: BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: 1Ƌ, Sooretama, Reserva Biológica de Sooretama , 19º03’18S 40º08’43W, 06–14.XII.2011, Malaise 5, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFESAbout UFES)  ; 2♂, Pancas, Faz [enda] Juliberto Stur , 19º13’S 40º47’O, 24–07.II.2003, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares, C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂, Santa Teresa , Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia, [19º58’S 40º32’W], 15–19.X.2010, 1Ƌ, 13–17.X.2008, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 10.X.2002, varredura, Tavares, M.T., Oliveira {Azevedo}, C.O. & eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 31.VII –7.VIII.2007, [armadilha] Malaise, [C.O.] Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 24♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Faz [enda] Clarindo Krüger , 20º04’S 40º44’O, 29.XI –13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares, C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 9♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick , 20º02’S 40º41’O, 29.XI –13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares, [C.O.] Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂, S[anta] Leopoldina, Alto  Rio das Farinhas, 20º08’S 40º36’W, 14–24.V.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, [C.] Waichert & [K.] Furieri col. (UFES); 1♂, Guarapari, P [arque] E[stadual] Paulo César Vinha, 20º36’S 40º25’W, 26.X.2006, varredura, [M.T.] Tavares & equipe col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 6♂, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI –10.XII.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares & eq[uipe] col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂, Castelo, P [ar]q[ue] Estadual Forno Grande , [20º32’S 41º07’W], 13–15.X.2000, varredura, [C.O.] Azevedo & Santos col. ( UFESAbout UFES)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Brazil (Pernambuco, Espírito Santo and São Paulo).


Royal Alberta Museum


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo














Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O. 2016


Dissomphalus alticlypeatus

Redighieri 2006: 308