Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Arthrocnodax fraxinellus

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.


predator of the gall mite Aceria fraxinivora.


Ashe & O’Connor (2005a), Barnes (1951a), Bruun, Haarder, Jørgensen & Skuhravá (2014a), Mamaev & Krivosheina (1993a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 309).

Last modified 12.x.2021