Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caudospora taleola

Caudospora taleola (Fries) Starb├Ąck, 1899

on Quercus


A saprotroph or weak pathogen of oaks, which can cause canker diseases. Generally found on dead branches. That the species would cause cankerous malformations on green twigs, as stated by Buhr, probably is exceptional.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous


distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Roskam (2019a), Voglmayr & Mehrabi (2018a).

Last modified 11.xii.2019