Thecaphora lathyri Kühn, 1873

on Lathyrus

gall

one or more seeds in a apparently normal pod are transformed into a dark reddish-brown granular-powdery mass of spore balls, each consisting of 8-30 spores.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Lathyrus pratensis, sylvestris.

synonyms

Thecaphora orobi Ziling, 1927.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 26.vii.2018