Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllosticta thujae

Phyllosticta thujae Bissett & Palm, 1989

on Thuja

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

em>Thuja plicata, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Peer, Dommelvallei, 23.i.2022 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

infected shoot

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

detail, with pycnidia

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

section through pycnidia

conidia

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

the conidia have a viscous mantle, and slima tail

Phyllosticta thujae on Thuja plicata

conidia (without mantle) 6.5-9 x 10-14 µm.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Thuja plicata.

references

Petrini, Petrini, Leuchtmann & Carroll (199a).

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