Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diplocarpon mespili

Diplocarpon mespili (Sorauer) Sutton, 1980

leaf blight of hawthorn

on Crataegus, etc.

Diplocarpon mespili on Mespilus germanica

Mespilus germanica, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Hasselt, Domein Kiewit, 30.ix.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Diplocarpon mespili on Mespilus germanica

detail with acervuli

Diplocarpon mespili: conidia

conidia

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

Cydonia oblonga, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Kerkhoven, den Tip, 27.viii.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: light infection

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

leaf spot with acervuli

Diplocarpon mespili: conidia

conidia

Diplocarpon mespili: conidium

conidium

Diplocarpon mespili: conidium

conidium

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

Cydonia oblonga, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 17.vii.2020 © László Érsek

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

detail

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

section

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

1.ix.2013, another imago

Diplocarpon mespili on Cydonia oblonga

detail

Diplocarpon mespili: leaf spots on Crataegus monogyna

Crataegus monogyna, Flevoland, Reve-Abbertbos, 25.vi.2018 © Hans Jonkman

parasite

Usually only on the fallen leaves in acervuli strange-looking conidia are formed. Later the teleomorph appears as cup-shaped ascocarps.

host plants

Rosaceae – Malineae, narrowly oligophagous

Cotoneaster integerrimus, tomentosus; Crataegus monogyna; Cydonia oblonga; Eriobotrya japonica; Mespilus germanica.

synonyms

Entomosporium mespili (de Candolle) Saccardo, 1880.

references

Batool, Mukhtar & Butt (2014a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 248), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a).

Last modified 2.x.2020