Arthrocnodax fraxinellus (Meade, 1888)

on Fraxinus

Arthrocnodax fraxinellus: larva

Fraxinus excelsior, Denmark © Simon Haarder: living larva

Arthrocnodax fraxinellus: larva

larva with cocoons

Arthrocnodax fraxinellus: larva

microphoto of the larva; the strongly elongated “head” is characteristic for the predator genus Arthrocnodax.

gall

predator of the gall mite Aceria fraxinivora.

references

Ashe & O’Connor (2005a), Barnes (1951a), Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Mamaev & Krivosheina (1993a).

mod 9.xii.2018