Psyllopsis fraxinicola (Förster, 1848)

on Fraxinus


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.


Oleaceae, monophagous

Fraxinus angustifolia & subsp. oxycarpa, excelsior, ornus.


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


Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), den Bieman, Malenovský, Burckhardt & Heijerman (2019a), 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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