Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanotaenium jaapii

Melanotaenium jaapii Magnus, 1911

on Galeopsis, Lamium, Teucrium


dark coloured, up to some cm large swellings of, or tubercles attached to, the underground parts. They contain a black, agglutinated mass of spores.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Galeopsis tetrahit; Lamium album; Teucrium montanum.


Melanotaenium lamii Beer, 1920.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Vánky (1990a, 1994a).

Last modified 8.iii.2020