Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecaphora anthemidis

Thecaphora anthemidis Kruse, Kummer & Thines, 2018

on Anthemis


The interior of the swollen and disfigured flower head and peduncles in transformed into a reddish brown, powdery to granular sorus, consisting of yellowish brown spore balls, ± 40 µm large, each one consisting of 2-10 warty spores.

host plants

Asteracee, monophagous

Anthemis chia.

Described from Rhodes.


Kruse, Kummer, Shivas & Thines (2018c).

Last modified 1.ix.2019