Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis agropyri-campestris

Urocystis agropyri-campestris (Massenot) Zogg, 1958

on Elymus


Elongate striae between the nerves of the leaf. The brownish black spore balls that are released here consist of 1-4 spores, (almost) completely wrapped in a layer of smaller sterile cells.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Elytrigia atherica, campestris, pungens.


Almaraz (1998a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 25.iii.2019