Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Venturia carpophila

Venturia carpophila Fisher, 1961

almond scab, peach scab

on Prunus


Leaf spots with caespituli, also scab and down on the fruits. Conidia mostly in chains, pale olivaceous, 4-5 x 12-20 µm, mostly aseptate.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus armeniaca, domestica, persica, serotina.


Cladosporium carpophilum von Thümen, 1877; Fusicladium carpophilum (von Thümen) Oudemans, 1900.


Brandenburger (1985a: 269), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a), Schubert, Ritschel & Braun (2003a).

Last modified 28.ix.2022