Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Spilopodia nervisequa

Spilopodia nervisequa (Persoon) Boudier, 1907

on Plantago

Spilopodia nervisequa on Plantago lanceolata

Plantago lanceolata, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Hechtel-Eksel, Begijnenvijvers, 26.i.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Spilopodia nervisequa aporthecia

apothecia young light grey, later dark grey

Spilopodia nervisequa asci

aci

Spilopodia nervisequa spores

spores 4-5 x 10.5-15.5 µm

Spilopodia nervisequa on Plantago lanceolata

Plantago lanceolata, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Laakdal, de Roost, 31.i.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Spilopodia nervisequa on Plantago lanceolata

detail

Spilopodia nervisequa on Plantago lanceolata

the network of hyphae strands.

Spilopodia nervisequa: apothecia on Plantago lanceiolata

Plantago lanceolata, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Geel, Wilders, 15.v.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: apothecia

Spilopodia nervisequa: apothecium

section through the edge of an apothecium

Spilopodia nervisequa: ascus

ascus

ascospore; the measurements were 4-5 x 10-13 µm

isolated ascus

Spilopodia nervisequa: ascospore

ascospore; the measurements were 4-5 x 10-13 µm

gall

relatively thick, black strands of hyphae run parallel to the venation over the leaf; here and there they bear a greyish brown apothecium of 0.5-1 mm diameter.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Plantago lanceolata.

synonyms

Pyrenopeziza nervisequa (Persoon) Saccardo, 1889.

references

Buhr (1975a), Dennis (1978a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Kruse (2019a).

Last modified 4.ii.2021