Anthracoidea scirpoideae Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated sporesf. The spores are 19-27 µm long.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex scirpoidea.

notes

not (yet) known from Europe.

references

Vánky (1994a).

mod 28.vii.2018