Tranzscheliella hypodytes (Schlechtendal) Vánky & McKenzie, 2002

on grasses

gall

The stems within the leaf sheaths, sometimes also the outside of the sheaths, covered by a dark brown layer of spores. The spores have a thin, smooth wall and measure 4-7 x 3-6 µm. Infested plants are malformed and sterile.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Achnatherum calamagrostis; Agropyron cristatum, dasyanthum; Ammophila arenaria; Anisantha tectorum; Arrhenatherum elatius; Brachypodium phoenicoides, retusum; Bromopsis erecta; ? Calamagrostis epigeios; Ceratochloa carinata; ? Dactylis glomerata; Elymus campestris, caninus, pungens, uralensis subsp. viridiglumis Elytrigia elongata, intermedia, juncea & subsp. boreoatlantica, repens; Glyceria fluitans; Holcus mollis; Hordelymus europaeus; Hordeum secalinum; Koeleria macrantha; Leymus arenarius, racemosus & subsp. sabulosus, ramosus; Lolium perenne, ?temulentum; Lygeum spartum; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phleum phleoides; Piptatherium miliaceum; Poa palustris, pratensis; Psathyrostachys juncea; Puccinellia distans; Schedonorus giganteus; Stipa borysthenica, capillata, eriocaulis, parviflora, pennata, pulcherrima; Trisetum flavescens.

synonyms

Ustilago agrestis Sydow, 1924; U. bromi-erecti Ciferri, 1931; U. hypodytes (Schlechtendal) Fries, 1832; U. spegazzinii Hirschhorn, 1939.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Denčev (1991a), Heluta, Hayova, Tykhonenko ao (2010a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Losa España (1942a), Navarro, Honrubia & Torres (1986a), Roskam (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2010b, 2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

mod 20.vii.2019