Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tranzscheliella minima

Tranzscheliella minima (Arthur) Vánky, 2003

on Stipa

gall

Culm at all sides with large blackish areas where spores are formed. These are reddish brown, smooth, and measure 4-5 x 5-5 µm. The infection is systemic.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Stipa capillata, dasyphylla, eriocaulis, pennata, pulcherrima.

synonyms

Ustilago minima Arthur, 1885; U. valesiaca Schellenberg, 1911; Sphacelotheca valesiaca (Schellenberg).

references

Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 24.v.2020