Anthracoidea kukkonenii Vánky, 1988

on Carex

gall

ovaries are transformed into an ± 4 mm long, hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex distachya.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 27.vii.2018