Anisepyris beregi 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: 20

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Anisepyris beregi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris beregi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 3HView FIGURE 3; 5E; 5N; 5S)

Description, female. Body length 5.15 mm. Head with dark green reflection; mesosoma with green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, very wide and slightly angled, the four superior teeth hardly distinct each other, with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short. 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; 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 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 slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv long; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender, ventral margin angled, and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large,, and posterior process long; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, UFMG, Est [ação] Ecológica , 19°52'26”S 43°58'21"W, 01.xii.1996,GoogleMaps  —arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] (UFMG). Paratypes (4). BRAZIL, Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Belo Horizonte , UFMG, prefeitura, 27.xi.1996,  —arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenell col[etor] (UFMG); 2 ♀, Est [ação] Ecológica , 01.xii.1996 ( UFMG)  ; 1 ♀, 02.xii.1996.

Distribution. Brazil: Minas Gerais.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. bradleyi  by having the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute, and with ocelli large; the pronotal disc with its posterior pronotal sulcus, and the mesotibia not spinose, whereas A. bradleyi  has 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.


Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais