Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Deightoniella arundinacea

Deightoniella arundinacea (Corda) Hughes, 1952

on Phragmites

Deightoniella arundinacea on Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Rotselaar, de Gevel, 18.vi.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Deightoniella arundinacea on Phragmites australis

underside of an infected leaf

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiophores

conidiophores

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiophore with conidium

conidiophore with conidium

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiophore & conidium

conidium

Deightoniella arundinacea on Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, Nieuwendam

Deightoniella arundinacea on Phragmites australis

heavily infested plant

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiophores

The masses of conidiophores form a sooty black brown felt at the underside of living leaves.

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiophore

the conidiophores stand an a dark, globular basal cell (at right)

Deightoniella arundinacea: conidiumDeightoniella arundinacea: conidium

conidia

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phragmites australis.

notes

The fungus is systemic; infected plants are retarded in their development.

references

Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2009a), Constantinescu (1983a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gönczö & Révay (1981a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a) .

Last modified 22.vi.2019