Anisepyris emeldiri 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 : 188-189

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Anisepyris emeldiri Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris emeldiri Barbosa & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 24C View FIGURE 24 ; 25E; 25G; 25J)

Description, male. Body length 3.69 mm. Head with darkish green reflection; mesosoma with darkish green reflection and metapectal-propodeal disc black; wings sub-hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head wide. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible very narrow and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe angulate, long; median clypeal carina higher than frons level. Frons coriaceous . Antennal scrobe carinate, but weak. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli small. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous , with margin of transverse pronotal carina foveolate; transverse pronotal carina present, incomplete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus very narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; 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 opened; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma not developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws trifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere slender, truncate, with ventral margin convex and dorsal margin straight, sparsely setose; basivolsella with basal inner margin with projection; cuspis with arms short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus basal portion convex and slender, apical portion longer than basal portion and swollen; apodeme slender.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 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 80482 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (4). TRINIDAD, Arima, 1 ♂, 11 Km SE Arima, Arena For [est] Res [erve], rain for[est], 80m, 13–, FIT, S . & J. Peck [collectors] (CNCI); BRAZIL, Minas Gerais, 1 ♂, Mariléria, P[arque] E[stadual] Rio Doce, Mata Vinhático , 19°37'S 42°34'W, 14.xi.2002, arm[adilha] Malaise, J.C.R. Fontenelle col[etor] ( UFES 104527 View Materials ) GoogleMaps ; Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, S[an]ta Teresa, R {Estação} B[iológica] de S[an]ta Lúcia, 24–27.vii.2004, YPT, MTTavares & eq[uipe] col[etor] ( UFES 57451 View Materials ) ; São Paulo, 1 ♂, Descalvado, Faz[enda] Itaúnas, Cerrado, 21°54'S 47°37'W, 06.x.2005, arm[adilha] Malaise, N.W. Perioto & equipe col[etores] ( UFES 79302 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Trinidad & Tobago; Brazil: Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, São Paulo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. longimerus by having the mandible narrow with the teeth equally wide; the clypeus angulate with the median clypeal carina higher than frons level; the antennal scrobe carinate; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the ocelli small; the transverse pronotal carina present and with the posterior margin foveolate; the metapectal-propodeal disc wider than long; the mesopleural suture closed; the paramere as long as the basiparamere, truncate, and sparsely setose; and the basivolsella with the basal inner margin with a projection, whereas A. longimerus has the mandible wide with the lower tooth longer than the others; the clypeus rounded with the median clypeal carina lower than frons level; the antennal scrobe ecarinate; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the ocelli large; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the metapectal-propodeal disc longer than wide; the mesopleural suture opened; the paramere club-shaped and glabrous, longer than the basiparamere,; and the basivolsella uniform.