Anisepyris finrodi 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: 224

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Anisepyris finrodi Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris finrodi Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 27HView FIGURE 27; 29D; 29G; 29K)

Description, male. Body length 4.08 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae. Mandible narrow, slightly angled, with two upper teeth wider than others. Median clypeal lobe rounded, short. Frons strongly coriaceous  . Antennal scrobe carinate. Eye small, circumocular suture present. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle acute; ocelli large. Vertex strongly convex. Pronotal disc as long as wide, strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; with posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus wide. Metapectal-propodeal disc short; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges absent; 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 closed; posterior fovea absent; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein not distinguished. Claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere shorter than paramere; paramere slender and club-shaped, sparsely setose; basivolsella with excavation at inner margin and with short projection; cuspis with arms very short, with basal projection at inner margin, dorsal arm wide; aedeagus with basal portion angled and slender, and apical portion as long as basal, wide, truncate, and swollen; apodeme wide.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick, 20°02'31.1”S 40°41'51.3"W, 06–13.xii.2002, armadilha Malaise, Tavares, Azevedo e eq[uipe] col[etores] ( UFES 09771). Paratypes (2). NICARAGUA, Granada, 1 ♂, Volcan Mombacho, Santa Ana 2, 15.v.1998 —Mal[aise] trap, J.M. Maes col[ector] ( SEAN); BRAZIL, Espírito Santo, 1 ♂, Vitória, P[ar]q[ue] Est[adual] Fonte Grande, —varredura, Azevedo & Kawada col[etores] ( UFES 29611).

Distribution. Nicaragua; Brazil: Espírito Santo.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. venustus  by having the body surface strongly coriaceous  ; the antenna not elongate; the clypeus with the apical margin rounded; the antennal scrobe carinate; the notaulus narrow; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with the first metapostnotal carina; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture closed; the paramere club-shaped; the basivolsella with inner margin apically excavated and with a short projection; the cuspis with the arms very short; and the aedeagus with the apical portion wide, whereas A. venustus  has the body surface coriaceous  ; the antenna elongate; the clypeus with the apical margin angulate; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the notaulus very narrow; the metapostnotal-propodeal suture straight; the mesopleuron with the lower fovea and mesopleural suture opened; the paramere rounded; the basivolsella with a projection at the basal portion of the inner margin; the cuspis with the arms long; and the aedeagus with the apical portion slender.


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