Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protomyces crepidis-paludosae

Protomyces crepidis-paludosae von Büren, 1922

on Crepis

gall

knotted, chocolate-brown swelling of the major leaf veins; also scar-like thickenings on the lower parts of the stem. In the plant tissue fungus spores are formed in an around the vascular bundles.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Crepis paludosa.

references

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

Last modified 13.vi.2018