Anthracoidea turfosa (Sydow) Kukkonen, 1963

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 17-27 µm long.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex davalliana, dioica, heleonastes, parallela.

synonyms

Cintractia turfosa Sydow, 1924.

references

Blumer (1946a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 28.vii.2018