Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stegocintractia capitata

Stegocintractia capitata Vanky, Jage, Schl├╝ter & Sluschny, 2008

on Juncus

gall

the ovaries are changed into a black, initially agglutinated, later powdery mass of spores, more or less concealed by the perianth. The infection is systemic, infested plants are more or less dwarfed.

host plants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Juncus capitatus.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a).

Last modified 24.iii.2019