Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen, 1902)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSMacarostola
SPECIES zehntneri
AUTHOR(Snellen, 1902)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPammeces Zehntneri m. nov. spec.
TYPE LOCALITY[Indonesia], East Java.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Snellen, P. C. T. 1902. Beschrijvingen van nieuwe exotische Tortricinen, Tineinen en Pterophorinen benevens aanteekeningen over reeds bekend gemaakte soorten. - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 44 (1901):67–98, pl. 6.
PAGINATION 91–93; pl. 6, fig. 6, 6a

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India Maharashtra Meyrick, E. 1932c. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(9):257–288. 270
Indonesia Java Snellen, P. C. T. 1902. Beschrijvingen van nieuwe exotische Tortricinen, Tineinen en Pterophorinen benevens aanteekeningen over reeds bekend gemaakte soorten. - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 44 (1901):67–98, pl. 6. 93
Japan Ishigaki Island Kobayashi, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kumata, T. 2017. Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) newly recorded from Japan and Taiwan with description of genital structures and new host plants. - Lepidoptera Science 68(1):37–42. 37
Japan Okinawa Island Kobayashi, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kumata, T. 2017. Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) newly recorded from Japan and Taiwan with description of genital structures and new host plants. - Lepidoptera Science 68(1):37–42. 37
Taiwan, Province of China   Kobayashi, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kumata, T. 2017. Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) newly recorded from Japan and Taiwan with description of genital structures and new host plants. - Lepidoptera Science 68(1):37–42. 37

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Myrtaceae Syzygium jambos India Meyrick, E. 1932a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(7):193–224. 270
Myrtaceae Syzygium jambos   Kumata, T. 1977. On the Japanese species of the genera Macarostola, Aristaea and Systoloneura, with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 9:1–51. 36
Myrtaceae Syzygium jambos Japan Kobayashi, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kumata, T. 2017. Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) newly recorded from Japan and Taiwan with description of genital structures and new host plants. - Lepidoptera Science 68(1):37–42. 37
Myrtaceae Syzygium samarangense Japan Kobayashi, S., Matsuoka, H. & Kumata, T. 2017. Macarostola zehntneri (Snellen) (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) newly recorded from Japan and Taiwan with description of genital structures and new host plants. - Lepidoptera Science 68(1):37–42. 38
*   The young larva mines the abaxial side of the leaf forming a linear serpentine mine. The 4th instar leaves the mine and transfers to the tip of the leaf: it cuts a semicircular shape or rolls without cuting to form a cone (Kobayashi et al. 2017: 39).