Anthracoidea echinospora (Lehtola) Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; for a long time it is covered by a silvery membrane. The spores are 14-21 µm long, echinate.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex acuta, aquatilis, elata, hirta, nigra, paleacea, ? recta, trinervis.

Listed by Tomasi (2014a) also from C. filiformis (“tomentosa”).

synonyms

Cintractia echinospora (Lehtola, 1940).

references

Buhr (1964b), Chlebicki (2007a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a) Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

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