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. 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

Spilopodia nervisequa: ascus

isolated ascus

Spilopodia nervisequa: ascospore

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

Spilopodia nervisequa: ascospore

ascospore

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 16.v.2020