Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tetramyxa parasitica

Tetramyxa parasitica Goebel, 1884

on Ruppia, Zanichellia

Tetramyxa parasitica on Ruppia cirrhosa

Ruppia cirrhosa, from den Hartog (1963a)


irregular-globular, fleshy bodies, up to a cm in size, mostly atachted to the runners, also on stems and in the inflorescence. Inside a mass of four-celled spores.

host plants

Ruppiaceae, Zanichelliaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Ruppia cirrhosa, maritima; Zanichellia palustris.


Brandenburger (1985a: 702), Braselton (1999a), Buhr (1965a), den Hartog (1963a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a), Tur, Vobis & Gabellone (0000a).

Last modified 2.xii.2022