Anisepyris ancalagoni 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: 182-183

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Anisepyris ancalagoni Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris ancalagoni Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 23LView FIGURE 23; 25B; 25F; 25I)

Description, female. Body length 3.69 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings subhyaline; metasoma castaneous. Head wide. Mandible with five distal teeth, narrow, curved, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short; median clypeal carina swollen. Frons coriaceous  ; antennal scrobe ecarinate. Eye large. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; 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 present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; 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 closed; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose; claws trifid. Metasomal segments glabrous. Genitalia. T9 with anterior arm long and overlapping 2vf; 1vv longer than genitalia body; 2vv shorter than 1vv length, smoothly narrowing apicad; 3vv short; 1vf slightly curved forward; 2vf slender, angled, and with dorsal lap strongly swollen posteriorly; 1rv not curved, ventral process small, and posterior process short; 2rv not curved.

Material examined. Holotype, ♀, NICARAGUA, Granada, Volcan Mombacho, San Joaquin 3, 11°49'34"N 85°58'03"W, 15.v.1998,—Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN). Paratypes (3). COSTA RICA, Caña  , 1 ♀, 4KM N[orth] Caña  , 10.vii.1987, FIT, H & A. Howden ( CNCI); VENEZUELA, Aragua, 2 ♀, P. N. H.Pittier, 200m, La trilla, 11–14.iv.1994, s.s., L. Masner ( CNCI).

Distribution. Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Venezuela.

Remarks. This species differs from A. bogotensis  by having the clypeus rounded and the clypeal carina swollen; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle acute; the transverse pronotal carina complete; the metapostnotum with longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with all foveae closed; the metasomal segments glabrous; the genitalia with 3vv short; and the 1vr ventral process small, whereas A. bogotensis  has the clypeus angulate and the clypeal carina not swollen; the frontal angle of the ocellar triangle forming a right angle; the transverse pronotal carina absent; the metapostnotum without longitudinal ridges; the mesopleuron with the mesopleural, lower foveae, and mesopleural sutures open; the metasomal segments sparsely setose; the genitalia with 3vv long; and the 1vr ventral process large.


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