Prociphilus fraxini (Fabricius, 1777)

on Fraxinus, primary host plant

Prociphilus fraxini: leaf nest on Fraxinus excelsior

Fraxinus excelsior, Germany, Lohr am Main © Arnold Grosscurt – identification conditional

gall

Dense leaf nest, often high in the crown. Check at P. bumeliae for the differences with that relates species.

hostplants

monophagpous

Fraxinus angustifolia subsp. oxycarpa, excelsior.


on Abies, secondary host plant

gall

wax-covered colonies at the roots.

hostplants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies alba, balsamea, nordmanniana, sibirica.

references

Albrecht (2015a, 2017a), Béguinot (2002h, 2003a, 2007b, 2012a), Blackman & Eastop, Börner & Heinze (1957a), Braggion (2013a), Buhr (1964b), Carter & Danielsson (1993a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Eklo & Hofsvang (2008a), Heie (1980a), Hellrigl (2004a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

pub 17.ii.2017 · mod 27.viii.2017