Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea pratensis

Anthracoidea pratensis (Sydow) Boidol & Poelt, 1963

on Carex

Anthracoidea pratensis on Carex flacca

Carex flacca, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin, lieu-dit “Roche Albéric”, © Stéphane Claerebout


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; its surface is powdery.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex flacca.

A reference to Carex halleriana by Llorens i Villagrasa heeft possibly concerns A. caricis.


Cintractia pratensis Sydow, 1924.


Almaraz (1998a), Blumer (1946a), Buhr (1964b), Hafellner (1980a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Kabaktepe & Akata (2019a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Negrean (1996b), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Tóth (1994a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Zwetko (1993a).

Last modified 1.xi.2019