Psyllopsis fraxinicola (Förster, 1848)

on Fraxinus

gall

Oviposion on a terminal bud; two generations; hibernation as egg on the bark of the host plant.

This species doesn’t cause galls, but its larvae may be found in the galls of P. fraxini or discrepans. The larvae in life are green.

hostplants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Fraxinus angustifolia & subsp. oxycarpa, excelsior, ornus.

larva

White & Hodkinson (1982a) note that, contrary to all other species on ash, fraxinicola larvae don’t have black markings.

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson (1989a, 2009a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer & Dorow (2010a), Malenovský & Jerinić-Prodanović (2011a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), O’Connor & Malumphy (2011a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Ouvrard, Burckhardt & Cocquempot (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Seljak (2006a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

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