Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physoderma trifolii

Physoderma trifolii (Passerini) Karling, 1950

on Trifolium

gall

0.5-1 mm large, hyaline pustules in numbers on the leaves and on the disfigured petioles and stems.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium hybridum, incarnatum, montanum, pratense, repens, resupinatum, subterraneum.

synonyms

Both Brandenburger and Klenke & Scholler discuss, as two separate species: Physoderma trifolii (Passerini) en Olpidium trifolii Schröter. However, the Index Fungorum (2015) treats Olpidium trifolii (Passerini) Schröter, 1886as an invalid synonym of Physoderma trifolii.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 317), Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2012a).

Last modified 9.x.2022