Anisepyris asgoni 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: 85-86

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Anisepyris asgoni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris asgoni Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 11MView FIGURE 11; 14K; 15C; 15D; 15K)

Description, female. Body length 5.69 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide, slightly angled, and with lower tooth longer than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short, with blunt median tooth. Antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large; circumocular suture present. Frontal angle of ocellae forming right angle; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; 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 short; 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 divided; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely 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, ventral margin angled, and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Vigia, Campina , 0°51'28”S 48°8'31"W, 9.xii.1988, Armadilha 2m suspensa, I.S. Gorayeb [coletor] ( MPEG).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Brazil: Pará.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. nigripes  by having the head distinctly wider than long; the mandible wide apically and angulate; the clypeus with blunt median tooth; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the frons densely punctured; the circumocular suture present; the ocelli very small; the notaulus narrow; and the metapostnotum with the first metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal sutures fused posteriorly, whereas A. nigripes  has the head narrower; the mandible narrow, slightly angled, and with the lower tooth longer than others; the clypeus with an apical median tooth; the antennal scrobe carinate; the frons sparsely punctate; the circumocular suture absent; the ocelli small; and the metapostnotum with first the metapostnotal carina and metapostnotal-propodeal sutures convergent posteriorly.


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