Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Prociphilus fraxini

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


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

host plants


Fraxinus angustifolia & subsp. oxycarpa, excelsior.

on Abies, secondary host plant


wax-covered colonies at the roots.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies alba, balsamea, fraseri, nordmanniana, sibirica.


Pemphigus nidificus Löw, 1882.


Albrecht (2015a, 2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Béguinot (2002h, 2003a, 2007b, 2012a), Blackman & Eastop, Börner & Franz (1956a), Börner & Heinze (1957a), Braggion (2013a), Buhr (1964b), Carter & Danielsson (1993a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (2011a), Eklo & Hofsvang (2008a), Heie (1980a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Krzywiec (1982a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 1.ii.2019