Anthracoidea curvulae Vánky & Kukkonen,1983

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 spore wall is evenly thickened.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex curvula & subsp. rosae.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Pellicier (2001a), Vánky (1994a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a).

mod 27.vii.2018