Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis occulta

Urocystis occulta (Wallroth) Rabenhorst, 1869

on Secale


Very long and narrow dark streaks between the veins on leaves and stem. The reddish brown spores that are formed here come as spore balls: groups of 1-3, surrounded by a layer of lesser sterile cells.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Secale cerele.


Tuburcinia occulta.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Zwetko (1993a).

Last modified 26.iii.2019