Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neovossia moliniae

Neovossia moliniae (von Thümen) Körnicke, 1879

on Molinia, Phragmites

Neovossia moliniae sori on Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, Belgium, prov. Limburg, Bilzen, Munsterbos © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Neovossia moliniae sori on Phragmites australis

young sori

Neovossia moliniae sori on Phragmites australis

mature sorus

Neovossia moliniae: sori on Phragmites australis

spore releasing sorus

Neovossia moliniae: spores

young and mature spores

Neovossia moliniae: spores

mature spores

Neovossia moliniae: gall on Molinia caerulea

Molinia caerulea, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Virelles © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Neovossia moliniae: gall on Molinia caerulea

opened ovary

gall

Isolated ovaries are strongly enlarged, up to 4 mm long, and filled with a dark brown mass of spores.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Molinia caerulea; Phragmites australis.

synonyms

Neovossia danubialis Săvulescu, 1955.

references

Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Carris, Castlebury & Goates (2006a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Jage (2003a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Lutz & Vánky (1990a, 2009a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 31.vii.2019