Anisepyris denethori 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: 72-73

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Anisepyris denethori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris denethori Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 10LView FIGURE 10; 11B; 11C; 11D)

Description, female. Body length 5.23 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, wide, angled, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short, with apical margin truncate. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex straight. Pronotal disc as long as wide, sparsely punctate; transverse pronotal carina absent; posterior margin without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus 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 polished; 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 spinose; claws bifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv as long as genitalia body; 2vv as long as 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv slightly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process short; 2rv slightly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Pará, Tucuruí, Rio Tocantins , Base 4, 03°46'S 49°40'W, 27.x –09.xi.1985, arm[adilha] interceptação, N. Degallier col[etor] ( MPEG)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (6). BRAZIL, Pará, 1 ♀, Oriximiná, Porto de Trombetas , 01°27'S 56°30'W, 24.xii –3.i.2007, arm[adilha] Malaise, J. Cardoso & G. Costa col[etores] ( UFES 108929View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; 2 ♀, Tucuruí, Rio Tocantins, Base 4, 27.x –09.xi.1985, arm[adilha] interceptação, N. Degallier col[etor] ( MPEG)  ; 1 ♀, 08–20.ix.1986; Maranhão, 1 ♀, 19.vii.1984, [armadilha] Mörcike ( UFES 10175View Materials)  ; Minas Gerais, 1 ♀, Paracatu, Unai, Km 28, 23.iii –07.iv.1988, arm[adilha] interceptação, N. Degallier col[etor] ( MPEG)  .

Distribution. Brazil: Pará, Maranhão, Minas Gerais.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. brasiliensis Evans, 1966  by having the body black; the mandible with its teeth equally wide; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the vertex almost straight; the pronotal disc without a transverse pronotal carina, and without a posterior pronotal sulcus; and the mesotibia with small distal spines, whereas A. brasiliensis  has the body with green reflection and the metapectal-propodeal disc black; the mandible with the lower tooth longer than others; the antennal scrobe carinate; the vertex almost convex; the pronotal disc with a transverse pronotal carina and with a posterior pronotal sulcus; and the mesotibia without distal spines.


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