Anthracoidea capillaris Kukkonen, 1963

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 15-25 µm long, their wall is very uneven in thickness and structure.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex capillaris.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Zwetko (1993a).

mod 27.vii.2018