Anthracoidea caryophylleae Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex

Anthracoidea caryophylleae: gall on Carex caryophyllea

Carex caryophyllea, Belgium, prov. Liège, Theux, Le Rocheux, 1.vi.2018 @ Sébastien Carbonelle

Anthracoidea caryophylleae: gall on Carex caryophyllea

detail

Anthracoidea caryophylleae: gall on Carex caryophyllea

another specimen

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 16-24 µm long.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex caryophyllea, depressa subsp. transsilvanica, ericetorum, liparocarpus, obtusata, supina, umbrosa & subsp. huetiana.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Hafellner (1980a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Negrean (1996b), Riegler-Hager (2005a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Zwetko (1993a).

mod 17.i.2019