Anisepyris hurini 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: 60-61

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Anisepyris hurini Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris hurini Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

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

Description, male. Body length 3.85 mm. Head with darkish green reflection; mesosoma with darkish blue reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with sparse and short setae. Mandible narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. 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 polished; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea closed; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere bifid, with ventral arm very slender and dorsal arm very short, glabrous; basivolsella straight; cuspis with arms short, dorsal arm slender; aedeagus with basal portion convex and wide, and apical portion shorter basal and slender; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Pará, Melgaço, Floresta Nacional Caxiuanã, Trilha Est[ação] Cie [ntífica] Ferreira Pena , 01°48'21.44”S 50°43'0.00"W, 22–25.xi.2003, arm[adilha] Möricke, A.P. Aguiar & J.D. Dias ( MPEG)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (3). BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♂, Manaus, Reserva Ducke, Igarapé Ipiranga, v.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.M.F. Ribeiro col[etor] ( INPA)  ; PERU, Madre de Dios, 1 ♂, Cocha Salvador , 310m, 20–21.x.2000  , FIT, R. Brooks [collector] ( CNCI); BRAZIL, Bahia, 1 ♂, Ilhéus, Faz[enda] São José , 14°42'S 39°11'W, 12.iv.2003, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Brazil: Pará, Amazonas, Bahia; Peru.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. breviramus Santos & Azevedo, 2000  by having the paramere sinuous with its base slender and its apex not incurved, whereas A. breviramus  has the paramere straight with its base wide and its apex incurved.


Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Universit� di Perugia


Canadian National Collection Insects