Anthracoidea tomentosae Vánky, 1979

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 18-28 µm long.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex fililformis (= tomentosa).

references

Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

mod 22.vii.2018