Anisepyris belegi 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: 115-116

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Anisepyris belegi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris belegi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 16FView FIGURE 16; 17K; 17N; 18C)

Description, female. Body length 3.92 mm. Head with golden-green reflection; wings bi-banded; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe angulate, short. Frons coriaceous  ; with frontal process; antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli very small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; 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 absent; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectalpropodeal disc with short striae; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture opened. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not 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, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf strongly curved forward; 2vf slender, angled, and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv strongly curved forward, ventral process large, and posterior process long; 2rv strongly curved forward.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 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 128012View Materials)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes (40). TRINIDAD, Curupe , 2 ♀, 9.xi –29.xii.1979, P[itfal]T[rap] ( CNCI)  ; ECUADOR, Pichincha, 1 ♀, Rio Palenque , 21–25.ii.1976 ( CNCI)  ; BRAZIL, Amazonas, 1 ♀, Manaus, Puraquequara, 16.xii.1998, arm[adilha] Möricke, J. Vidal col[etor] ( INPA)  ; Pará, 1 ♀, Monte Alegre, 16–20.i.1992, A.L. Henriques, Armadilha Malaise, Cerrado, O.T. Silveira ( MPEG)  ; Maranhão, 1 ♀,, [armadilha] Möricke ( UFES 10185View Materials)  ; 1 ♀, 17.x.1984 (UFES 20154); 1 ♀, 05.v.1987 (UFES 10170); Sergipe, 1 ♀, S[na]ta Luzia de Itanhy, Crasto, Arm [adilha] Möricke— 11°22'44.6"S 37°24'48.7"W, 02–05.viii.2001, MTTavares col[etor] ( UFES 29738View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; Mato Grosso, 1 ♀, Rondonópolis, 18.ix.1990, M.T. Tavares col[etor] ( UFES 10229View Materials)  ; 1 ♀, Rondonópolis, 28.viii.1990, b. arado, M.T. Tavares col[etor] (UFES 10257); 1 ♀, 28.x.1991 (UFES 10264); 1 ♀, 10.x.1998 (UFES 10233); Bahia, 3 ♀, Sapiranga, Reserva de Sapiranga, Arm [adilha] Möricke— 12°33'19.5"S 18°03'10.1"W, 20–23.vii.2001, MT Tavares e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 29628View Materials; 29629; 29636)GoogleMaps  ; Goiás, 1 ♀, Alto Paraíso, P [ar]q[ue] Nac [ional] Chapada do Veadeiros , 14°00'S 47°41'W, 07–17.ix.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, Aguiar & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( MZSP)GoogleMaps  ; 2 ♀, 09–11.ix.2005; 1 ♀, 11–13.ix.2005; 1 ♀, 13–15.ix.2005; 1 ♀, BIOTA-FAPESP, Ilhéus, Mata Esperança, 14°46'S 39°04'W, 15–18.v.2002 —[armadilha] Möricke, AM Penteado-Dias & equipe col[etores] (UFES 29635); Espírito Santo, 3 ♀, 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 128001View Materials; 128010; 128011)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, Pinheiros, Res[erva] Biol [ógica] Córrego do Veado , 18°21'S 40°09'W, 09–, arm[adilha] Möricke, M.T. Tavares & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 63362View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, Linhares , cultura de coco, 50m, 19°25'S 40°04'W, 04.iv.2008, arm[adilha] Möricke, E.F. Comério col[etor] ( UFES 77900View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; Rio de Janeiro, 1 ♀, Silva Jardim, iii.1974, F.M. Oliveira ( CNCI)  ; São Paulo, 2 ♀, Ibitinga, Cultura de Seringueira,, Möricke ( UFES 10270View Materials; 10271)  ; 2 ♀, 06.ix.1988 (UFES 09998; 20086); 1 ♀, 19.x.1988 (UFES 10296); 1 ♀,, B[andeja] Amarela (UFES 10018); 1 ♀, 02.xi.1988 (UFES 10272); 1 ♀, 28.xii.1988 (UFES 10059); 1 ♀, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas , cerrado, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 16.xii.2004, arm[adilha] Möricke, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 79995View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, 06.iv.2006 (UFES 79829); 1 ♀, São Carlos, 11.x.1959, bauá, Cerrado, N.W. Perioto col[etor] (UFES 10097); Rio Grande do Sul, 1 ♀  , Arroio Grande, 101m, 32°13'22"S 53°11'57"W, 30.i.2004, arm[adilha] Malaise, R.F. Krüger col[etor] ( UFES 30232View Materials).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Trinidad & Tobago; Ecuador; Brazil: Amazonas, Pará, Maranhão, Sergipe, Mato Grosso, Bahia, Goiás, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. tlaloc  by having the forewing bi-banded; the head distinctly longer than wide; the mandible narrow and with its two lower teeth wider than the others; the antennal scrobe weakly carinate; the eye large; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the vertex convex; the pronotal disc with a posterior pronotal sulcus; the paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; and the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight, whereas A. tlaloc  has the forewing subhyaline; the head wide; the mandible wide and step-shaped; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the eye very small; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle obtuse; the vertex straight; the pronotal disc without a posterior pronotal sulcus; the paraspiracular carina present and conspicuous; and the metapostnotal-propodeal suture convergent to first pair of metapostnotal carina.


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Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi


Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo