Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Xylodiplosis nigritarsis

Xylodiplosis nigritarsis (Zetterstedt, 1850)

on Fraxinus, Quercus


Red larvae develop in the xylem vessels, when they have become accessible for oviposition, most often by a saw cut. In the forest it is possible to find ovipositing females in a circle on a freshly cut oak stump.

host plants


Fraxinus excelsior; Quercus petraea, robur.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Lestodiplosis xylodiplosuga.


Roskam & Carbonelle (2015a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 218, Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Dengler (1997a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Skrzypczyńska & Szadziewski (2008a).

Last modified 2.x.2021