Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea pulicaris

Anthracoidea pulicaris Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; its surface is powdery. The spores are 17-24 µm long.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex pulicaris.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a)

Last modified 28.vii.2018