Macrosaccus coursetiae Eiseman & Davis, 2017

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSMacrosaccus
SPECIES coursetiae
AUTHOREiseman & Davis, 2017
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMacrosaccus coursetiae, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYUnited States, Arizona, Pima Co., Tucson, mine on Coursetia glandulosa 10.xi.2012, e. l. 18.xi.–05.xii.2012, leg. C.S. Eiseman & J.A. Blyth.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 32°13'0" Longitude: -110°55'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, USNM; Paratypes 9♂, 7♀, genitalia slides USNM 34623♂, 34759♂, 34760♀; wing venation slide USNM 34774♀, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Eiseman, C. S. & Davis, D. R. 2017. A new species of Macrosaccus (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae) from Arizona, USA. - Zootaxa 4358(2):385–392.
PAGINATION 385–391, figs. 1–7

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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United States, US Arizona Eiseman, C. S. & Davis, D. R. 2017. A new species of Macrosaccus (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae) from Arizona, USA. - Zootaxa 4358(2):385–392. 389

Host Plants

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Fabaceae Coursetia glandulosa U.S.A. Eiseman, C. S. & Davis, D. R. 2017. A new species of Macrosaccus (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae) from Arizona, USA. - Zootaxa 4358(2):385–392. 391
*   The larva forms a white blotch oon the lower leaflet surface. There is not an initial linear track as is sometimes present in gracillariid blotch mines.

Species Parasitoids

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Eulophidae Chrysocharis walleyi U.S.A. Eiseman, C. S. & Davis, D. R. 2017. A new species of Macrosaccus (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae) from Arizona, USA. - Zootaxa 4358(2):385–392. 391