Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O., 2016, Review of Dissomphalus Ashmead, 1893 (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) from Espíri- to Santo, Brazil, with description of twenty-one new species, Zootaxa 4143 (1), pp. 1-84 : 14-15

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Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003


Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003

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Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003: 23 (Ƌ, holotype from Pernambuco, PMAE, figs 23–25); Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006: 308.

Diagnosis. Male. Dark castaneous. Mandible with four apical teeth. Clypeus broadly projected, median lobe illdefined, median carina high, angulate in profile. Frons weakly coriaceous. Vertex slightly convex. T2 with large, ovoid lateral depression, rounded pit, placed near anterior margin, tuft of setae, most lateral one directed outward, distinctly longer than others. Posterior hypopygeal margin concave with median callus. Genitalia: Apex of paramere with two small protuberances, dorsal margin angulate, much projected inward and downward, ventral margin nearly straight; aedeagal ventral ramus slightly longer than dorsal body, laminar, surface horizontal, narrowing evenly from base to truncate apex; dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair evenly wide, apex with inner corner angulate and outer corner rounded in dorsal view; inner pair membranous, narrow and setay. Female unknown.

Variations. Clypeus broadly projected, clypeus projected or clypeus not projected.

Remarks. Three specimens of D. alticlypeatus were registered from Espírito Santo ( Redighieri & Azevedo, 2006), and we add more 51 new ones.

Material examined. Types: Holotype Ƌ, BRAZIL, Pernambuco, Caruaru , IV.1972, M. Alvarenga col. ( PMAE) . Material revised: 3Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Santa Teresa, Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia , 19º58’S, 40º32’W, 06–12.IV.2001, armadilha Malaise, C.O. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( MZSP, UFES) GoogleMaps . New material examined: BRAZIL, Espírito Santo: 1Ƌ, Sooretama, Reserva Biológica de Sooretama , 19º03’18S 40º08’43W, 06–14.XII.2011, Malaise 5, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES) ; 2♂, Pancas, Faz [enda] Juliberto Stur , 19º13’S 40º47’O, 24–07.II.2003, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares, C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 2♂, Santa Teresa , Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia, [19º58’S 40º32’W], 15–19.X.2010, 1Ƌ, 13–17.X.2008, [armadilha] Malaise, M.T. Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 1♂, 10.X.2002, varredura, Tavares, M.T., Oliveira {Azevedo}, C.O. & eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 31.VII–7.VIII.2007, [armadilha] Malaise, [C.O.] Azevedo & eq[uipe] col. (UFES); 24♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Faz [enda] Clarindo Krüger , 20º04’S 40º44’O, 29.XI–13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, M. Tavares, C. Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 9♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Fazenda Paulo Seick , 20º02’S 40º41’O, 29.XI–13.XII.2002, armadilha Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares, [C.O.] Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 2♂, S[anta] Leopoldina, Alto Rio das Farinhas, 20º08’S 40º36’W, 14–24.V.2008, arm[adilha] Malaise, [C.] Waichert & [K.] Furieri col. (UFES); 1♂, Guarapari, P [arque] E[stadual] Paulo César Vinha, 20º36’S 40º25’W, 26.X.2006, varredura, [M.T.] Tavares & equipe col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 6♂, Domingos Martins, Pico do Eldorado , 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI–10.XII.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 2♂, Castelo, P [ar]q[ue] Estadual Forno Grande , [20º32’S 41º07’W], 13–15.X.2000, varredura, [C.O.] Azevedo & Santos col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Brazil (Pernambuco, Espírito Santo and São Paulo).


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Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo


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Dissomphalus alticlypeatus Azevedo, 2003

Colombo, Wesley D. & Azevedo, Celso O. 2016

Dissomphalus alticlypeatus

Redighieri 2006: 308
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