Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tropidosteptes pacificus

Tropidosteptes pacificus (Van Duzee, 1921)

on Fraxinus


Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Fraxinus excelsior.

In America on xFraxinus latifolia, velutina. Whether old American references to Acer, Populus actually mean host plants is not yet established.

distribution within Europe

North American species, observed in the Netherlands in 2007.


Aukema (2010a, 2011a), Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Aukema, Schwartz & den Bieman (2009a), Dethier & Chérot (2014a).

Last modified 24.iii.2022