Thecaphora cerastii Lutz & Vánky, 2007

on Cerastium

gall

the not-green parts of the flower are transformed into a brown, granular-powdery mass of spore balls, enclosed by the sepals. The spore balls consist of ten to some tens of verruculose spores that are firmly aggregated.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Cerastium arvense.

references

Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky & Lutz (2007a).

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