Anisepyris bereni 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 : 21

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Anisepyris bereni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris bereni Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 3I View FIGURE 3 ; 5E; 5M; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 5.77 mm. Head with green reflection; mesosoma with green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide and angle, the four superior teeth hardly distinct each other, with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short, apical margin truncate and with blunt and short projection; median clypeal carina hardly distinct from clypeus and with dorsal margin straight. Frons coriaceous with frontal process; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctured; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectalpropodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. 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 longer than genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf curved downward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Juruti, Propriedade Barroso , 02°09'07”S 56°05'31"W, 28.x.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEG) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (20). BRAZIL, Roraima, 1 ♀, Rio Uraricoera, Ilha de Maraca , 21–30.xi.1987, J.A. Rafael e equipe ( INPA) ; Pará, 1 ♀, Juruti, Estrada Mutum, 22–27.ii.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, O.T. Silveira & equipe col[etores] ( MPEG) ; PERU, Madre de Dios, 1 ♀, Pantiocolla Lodge , 400m, 25–26.x.2000 , FIT, R. Brooks [collector] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Bahia, 1 ♀, Firmino Alves, Faz[enda] Bela Vista , 14°59'S 39°55"W 09.iv.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Ubaitaba, Faz[enda] Fortaleza , 14°18'S 39°19'W 13.xii.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC) GoogleMaps ; Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata do Gambá , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 25.x–1.xi.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 102923) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Área Tereza , 10–17.vii.2002 ( UFES 102758) ; 1 ♀, Mata Vinhático , 9–13.xii.2003 ( UFES 105360 View Materials ) ; 1 ♀, Área Tereza , 26.x. 2.xi.2006 ( UFES 100819) ; 1 ♀, 2–9.viii.2008 (UFES 100782); Distrito Federal, 1 ♀, 16–23.xii. [19]82, J-10 ( IBGE) ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Santa Maria de Jetibá—Faz [enda] Paulo Seick , 20°02'31.1"S 40°41'51.3"W, 06–13.xii.2002, Armadilha Malaise, Mtavares, Cazevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29596 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20°22'17"S 40°39'29"W, 03–10.xii.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, Tavares e equipe col[etores] ( UFES 09796 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Alfredo Chaves, Picadão, mata, 714m, 20°27'53"S 20°42'35"W, 8–15.x.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col[etores] (UFES 09038); São Paulo, 1 ♀, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas, Cerrado, 21°54'S 47°57'W, 20.x.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 78872 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, BIOTA-FAPESP, Ribeirão Grande, P[ar]q[ue] Est [adual] Intervales , 24°18'16"S 48°21'53"W, 11–14.xii.2000, [armadilha] Möricke, M.T. Tavares & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29568 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, 14–17.xii.2000 (UFES 29569); Paraná, 1 ♀, Fênix, Reserva Est[adual]— ITCF, 13.iv.1987, Lev [antamento] Ent [omológico] Profaupar, [armadilha] Malaise ( DZUP) ; 1 ♀, Telêmaco Borba, Res [erva] Samuel Klabin ,, Lev [antamento] Ent [omológico] Profaupar, [armadilha] Malaise; ARGENTINA, Salta, 1 ♀, Rosario Lerma, Fritz—9.86 ( AMNH).

Distribution. Brazil: Bahia, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, Espírito Santo, São Paulo, Paraná; Peru; Argentina: Salta.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bradleyi by having the mandible with the lower tooth wider and longer than others; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute, and with ocelli large; the pronotal disc with a posterior pronotal sulcus, and the mesotibia not spinose, whereas A. bradleyi has the mandible wide, slightly angled, and step-shaped with five distal teeth; the eye small; the frontal angle of the ocellae forming a right angle, and with ocelli very small; the pronotal disc without a posterior pronotal sulcus; and the mesotibia spinose.


Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Universit� di Perugia


Canadian National Collection Insects


Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo


Reserva Ecol�gica do IBGE


Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure


American Museum of Natural History













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