Anisepyris gimilkhadi 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: 60

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Anisepyris gimilkhadi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris gimilkhadi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 9HView FIGURE 9; 10F; 10G; 10I)

Description, male. Body length 3.3 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible very narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, polished; transverse pronotal carina complete; 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 closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere very slender, bifid with dorsal arm very short and base sinuous, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms long, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and slender, and apical portion shorter than basal and slender; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, ECUADOR, Sucumbios, Sacta Lodge, 270m, 0°28'14”S 70°27'35"W, 21–24.iii.1999, FIT, R. Brooks [collector] ( CNCI).

Distribution. Ecuador.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. breviramus Santos & Azevedo, 2000  only by having the basal portion of the paramere narrow and sinuous with its apex not deflected to the inner region, whereas A. breviramus  has the basal portion of the paramere wide and straight with its apex deflected to the inner region.


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