Anisepyris eluredi 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: 26

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Anisepyris eluredi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris eluredi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 4CView FIGURE 4; 5I; 5M; 5S)

Description, male. Body length 3.61 mm. Head with darkish green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres long, with depressed and very short setae. Mandible narrow, slightly angle and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina absent; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; 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 not developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, VENEZUELA, Aragua, P. N. H. Pittier, 1100m, Rancho Grande , 10°20'18"N 67°39'23"W, 9.iv.1994, L. Masner [collector] ( CNCI).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Venezuela.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. longimerus  by having the mandible narrow; the antenna very long (almost body length); the eye small; and the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina, whereas A. longimerus  has the mandible wide, slightly angled, and with the lower tooth longer than others; the antennal flagellomeres short; the eye large; and the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina.


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