Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protomyces cirsii-oleracei

Protomyces cirsii-oleracei Buhr, 1935

on Cirsium

gall

2-12 mm long, vaguely demarcated, fusiform swelling at the underside of the main veins. The galled tissue is somewhat glassy, yellowish to light green. Within the plant tissue fungal spores are formed.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Cirsium ? appendiculatum, oleraceum.

references

Bacigálová, Mułenko & Wołczańska (2008a), Bacigálová, Piątek & Wołkowycki (2005a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 13.vi.2018