Anisepyris aerini, 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 : 38-40

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4416.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3341A80B-7E54-4C6B-8B46-1336094952E2

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5961189

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039D87C4-5C3A-FF9C-48F6-FAAAFB08FD9D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Anisepyris aerini
status

sp. nov.

Anisepyri s aerini Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 6E View FIGURE6 ; 8H; 9A; 9C)

Description, female. Body length 5.85 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head wide. Mandible with four distal teeth, wide, strongly angled, with teeth different sized. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short, with median tooth; median clypeal carina projected upward. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe carinate. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous ; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal 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 closed; 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 slightly longer than genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, abruptly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRASIL, Bahia, C[onceição] Jacuípe, Faz[enda] Queimada , 12°19'37”S 38°45'54"W, 22–27.xii.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo col[etor] ( UFES 80216 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (3). BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Pinheiros, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] Córrego do Veado , 18°21'S 40°09'W, 09–17.vi.2011, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 63187 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Marliéria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Área Tereza , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 07–14.x.2001, arm[adilha] Malaise, JCR Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 100896) GoogleMaps ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Itaguaçu, Alto Lajinha, Faz[enda] Binda , 19°48'S 40°48'W, 22–29.ix.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 80190 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Brazil: Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais.

Remarks. This species differs from A. jocundus Evans, 1966 by having the body black with green-goldish reflection; the clypeus projecting with its apical margin acute; the antennal scrobe carina extending around the anterior margin of the head; and the mesopleuron with all foveae closed, whereas A. jocundus has the body black with dark green reflection; the clypeus with its median lobe rounded, short; the antennal scrobe carina not reaching the eyes; and the mesopleuron with the lower foveae closed and the mesopleural suture opened.

UFES

Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Bethylidae

Genus

Anisepyris