Former France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina will not be able to play for Clermont Auvergne until December after being given a six-week ban.
World Rugby said Jaco Peyper apologised for an inappropriate photo on social media but he will not officiate a Rugby World Cup semi-final.
Just one day after being sent off in France's loss to Wales, Sebastien Vahaamahina has called time on his international career.
Rugby World Cup referee Jaco Peyper was pictured with Wales fans appearing to mock France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina.
The Rugby World Cup quarter-final saw the best and worst side of France, as they suffered a self-inflicted meltdown against Wales.