Anisepyris amrodi 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: 41-42

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Anisepyris amrodi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris amrodi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 6IView FIGURE6; 8F; 9A; 9C)

Description, female. Body length 6.61 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with four distal teeth, wide, strongly angled, with teeth different sized. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short, with blunt median tooth; median clypeal carina hardly distinct from clypeus and projected upward. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe carinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectalpropodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; 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 closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments densely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, abruptly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, São Paulo, Bauru, UNESP, Cerrado , 22°18'54”S 49°03'39"W,, S.S. Ruiz col[eltor] ( UFES 10137View Materials).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Brazil: São Paulo.

Remarks. This species differs from A. jocundus Evans, 1966  by having the body black; the mandible narrow with equally-sized teeth; the clypeus projected with the clypeal carina hardly distinct from the clypeus; the antennal scrobe carina reaching the eyes; and the mesopleuron with the mesopleural suture closed, whereas A. jocundus  has the mandible with four wide strongly angled distal teeth that are not equally sized; the clypeus with its median lobe rounded and short; the antennal scrobe carina not reaching the eyes; and the mesopleuron with the mesopleural suture opened.