Sorosphaera veronicae Schröter, 1886

on Veronica

Sorosphaera veronicae: galls on Veronica persica

Veronica persica, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin © Sébastien Carbonnelle

gall

massive, up to 4 mm thick swelling of the stems, also veins and petioles; inside a cinnamon-coloured mass of spores.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica arvensis, catenata, chamaedrys, filiformis, fruticans, hederifolia, persica, polita, triphyllos.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Neuhauser, Kirchmair & Huber (2005a), Preece (2002a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a).

20/01/2016

mod 20.xi.2017