Anisepyris bori Barbosa & Azevedo, 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 : 89-90

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Anisepyris bori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris bori Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 12F View FIGURE12 ; 14M; 15D; 15K)

Description, female. Body length 4.54 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings bi-banded; metasoma dark castaneous, lightening posterad. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, slightly angled, teeth not equally sized each other, step-shaped. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short. Frons coriaceous ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex strongly convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, densely punctured; transverse pronotal carina complete; posterior margin with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar disc with mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; 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 divided; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf very slender, ventral margin angled, and with dorsal lap swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Amazonas, Manaus, Base de Instrução—2, clareira, 03°06'S 60°01'W, 22–31.ix.1997, arm[adilha] suspensa baixa ( INPA) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (6). TRINIDAD, Curupe , 1 ♀, 9.xi–29.xii.1979, P[itfal]T[rap] ( CNCI) ; BRAZIL, Bahia, 1 ♀, Firmino Alves, Faz[enda] Bela Vista , 14°59'S 39°55'W, 17.viii.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise (CEPLAC) GoogleMaps ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♀, Conceição da Barra, Parque Estadual de Itaúnas , 18°20'S 39°40'W, 23–25.xi.2006, [armadilha] Möricke, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 126965 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Vila Valério, Sítio Benincá, 18°58'S 40°27'W, 14–28.ix.2011, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col[etores] (UFES 130393); 1 ♀, Pancas, Faz[enda] Juliberto Stur , 19°13'10.5"S 40°46'23.8"W, 24–31.i.2003, Armadilha Malaise, M.T. Tavares, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09859 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; 1 ♀, Alfredo Chaves , picadão, mata, 714m, 20°27'53"W 40°42'35"W, 8–15.x.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09041 View Materials ) .

Distribution. Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil: Amazonas, Bahia, Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. analis by having the head distinctly longer than wide; the mandible step-shaped, slightly angled with five distal teeth that are not equal-sized; the clypeus very short, with the clypeal carina low and with the dorsal margin straight; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the eye elongate; the ocelli large; the vertex straight; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with the first metapostnotal carina; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture closed, whereas A. analis has the head as long as wide; the mandible angled with four distal teeth with the two upper teeth wider than the others; the clypeus short, with the carina high and with dorsal margin arched; the antennal scrobe carinate; the eye not elongate; the ocelli small; the vertex convex; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; and the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture opened.


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