Dissomphalus congo Colombo & Azevedo

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 : 37

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Dissomphalus congo Colombo & Azevedo

sp. nov.

Dissomphalus congo Colombo & Azevedo , sp. nov.

( Figs 7 View FIGURES 2 – 7 , 28 View FIGURES 26 – 31 , 129, 130 View FIGURES 126 – 133 )

Dissomphalus rectilineus: Azevedo, 2003 , 58–59, part.; Redighieri & Azevedo, 2004: 329, part.; 2006: 306, part.

Description. Male. Head and mesosoma black; metasoma dark castaneous. Mandible with three apical teeth; median clypeal lobe subtrapezoidal, median tooth triangular; frons strongly coriaceous, punctate. Disc pronotal strongly coriaceous. T2 with shallow, elliptical median depression, slightly elevated medially, pair of tufts of setae directed back and inward. Posterior hypopygeal margin straight. Genitalia: paramere wide, apical margin concave and very irregular, longer than basiparamere; digitus with large apex; aedeagal ventral ramus smaller than dorsal body, laminar, rounded apex, progressively narrowing apically; aedeagal dorsal body with two pairs apical lobes, outer pair with apex rounded in lateral view, setay, inner pair membranous; apodeme extending beyond genital ring. Female unknown.

Variations. Paramere wider; ventral ramus with apex weakly rounded in lateral view; dorsal body with less seta.

Remarks. This species is now included in ulceratus species-group by having the tergal process with median depression with pair of tufts. This species not is similar other of species-group. This species is mainly different because has the paramere wide, in dorsal view and apex of the aedeagal dorsal body setay.

This species goes to couplet 2 in the key proposed by Azevedo (1999a) for ulceratus species-group and should be read as:

2. Median clypeal lobe subtrapezoidal with median tooth triangular; aedeagal ventral ramus short; aedeagal dorsal body with

inner surface membranous and never densely setose............................................. D. congo sp. nov. - Median clypeal lobe trapezoidal or when subtrapezoidal, without median tooth triangular............................ 2 2a. Median clypeal lobe trapezoidal with large median tooth, vertex very angulate in the comers, ocellar triangle compact.......

.................................................................................. D. rectilineus Azevedo. - Median clypeal lobe subtrapezoidal with small median tooth, vertex with corners broadly rounded, ocellar triangle broad... 3

Material examined. Types : Holotype, Ƌ, BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: Ibitirama , Parq [ue] Nac [ional do] Caparaó , 20º29’S 41º43’W, 06–13.III.2013, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & F.B. Fraga col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: 1Ƌ, Santa Teresa , Reserva Biológica de Santa Lúcia, 05.XII.1996, varredura, C.O. Azevedo col. ( UFES) ; 1♂, Santa Maria de Jetibá , Fazenda Clarindo Krüger, 20º04’S 40º44’O, 29.XI–6.XII.2002, Armadilha Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares, [C.O.] Azevedo e eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 7♂, Domingos Martins , Pico do Eldorado, 20º22’S 40º39’W, 26.XI–10.XII.2004, [armadilha] Malaise, [M.T.] Tavares & eq[uipe] col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 1♂, Ibitirama , Parque Nacional do Caparaó , 20º29’S 41º43’W, 10–14. III.2006, R. Kawada col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps ; 8♂, same locality of holotype. 06–23.III.2013, [armadilha] Malaise, C.O. Azevedo & F.B. Fraga col. ( UFES) GoogleMaps . Material revised. BRAZIL, E[spírito] S[anto]: 13Ƌ, Cariacica , Res [erva] Biol [ógica de] Duas Bocas, 29.XI.1996, varredura, H. Santos Sá col. ( UFES) .

Etymology. The epithet congo refers to tipical dance of Espírito Santo.

Distribution. Brazil (Espírito Santo).


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Dissomphalus congo Colombo & Azevedo

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

Dissomphalus rectilineus:

Redighieri 2004: 329
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