Anthracoidea bigelowii Nannfeldt, 1965

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 16-25 µm long, distinctly verruculose.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex bigelowii & subsp. dacica, elata.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 29.vi.2019