Anisepyris feanori 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: 225-226

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Anisepyris feanori Barbosa & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Anisepyris feanori Barbosa & Azevedo  , sp. nov.

( Figs 27JView FIGURE 27; 29D; 29G; 29M)

Description, male. Body length 4.62 mm. Head and mesosoma black; wings clear hyaline; metasoma dark castaneous. Head long. Flagellomeres short, with dense and short setae, and with angulate projection at third and fourth flagellomeres. Mandible wide, angled, and with teeth equally wide. Median clypeal lobe rounded, very short, with apical median tooth. Frons coriaceous  , with short transverse pronotal carina. Antennal scrobe carinate and reaching eye. Eye small. Frontal angle of ocellar triangle obtuse; ocelli small. Vertex straight. Strongly coriaceous  ; transverse pronotal carina complete; without posterior pronotal sulcus. Notaulus narrow. Mesoscutellar sulcus narrow; posterior mesoscutellar sulcus present. Metapectal-propodeal disc long; metapostnotal median carina complete; longitudinal ridges present; metapostnotal-propodeal suture fused with first metapostnotal carina; paraspiracular carina present and inconspicuous; metapleural carina present and conspicuous; metapectalpropodeal disc polished; propodeal declivity strigate. Mesopleuron with anterior fovea closed; mesopleural fovea closed; lower fovea opened; posterior fovea present; mesopleural suture closed. Forewing with stigma developed; Rs&M vein distinguished. Mesotibia not spinose. Claws bifid. Metasomal segments sparsely setose. Genitalia. Basiparamere longer than paramere; paramere slender, rounder, and sinuous, sparsely setose; basivolsella straight, angled, and with apical inner projection; cuspis with arms short, dorsal arm wide; digitus with basal projection overlapping basal portion of aedeagus; aedeagus with basal portion distinct angled and very wide, and apical portion as long as basal and wide; apodeme wide.

Material examined. Holotype, ♂, U.S.A., Florida, Leon Co [unty] Apalachicola Nat [ional] For [est], FS R[oa]d 366, pine/oak savannah, 30°19.751N 84°30.309W, 5–11.vii.2005, "ant heaven", Malaise trap, Ronquist Lab [collectors] ( AMNH).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. U.S. A: Florida.

Remarks. This new species differs from A. venustus  by having the antenna not elongate and with angulate projections on the third and fourth flagellomeres; the mandible wide, angled, and with the teeth equally wide; the clypeus very short with the apical margin rounded; the antennal scrobe carinate and reaching the eye; the ocelli small; the notaulus narrow; the paramere angulate; the basivolsella with the inner apical margin inclined and with the apical projection finger-like; the cuspis with the arms short; and the aedeagus with the basal portion wide and angulate, whereas A. venustus  has the antenna elongate without angulate projections on the third and fourth flagellomeres; the mandible narrow, curved, and with the two upper teeth wider than others; the clypeus long with the apical margin angulate; the antennal scrobe carinate, but weak; the ocelli large; the notaulus very narrow; 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 basal portion slender and convex.


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