Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Metacoleroa dickiei

Metacoleroa dickiei (Berkeley & Broome) Petrak, 1927

on Linnaea


Leaf spots with dark brown, epiphyllous stromata, bearing pycnidia that carry around the mouth opening a number of dark brown, 100 µm, bristles. Asci 10-12 x 36-50 µm, spores 4-5 x 10-12 µm.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Linnaea borealis.


Coleroa linaeae: Blumer.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 586).

Last modified 19.xi.2022