Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cryptodiaporthe populea

Cryptodiaporthe populea (Saccardo) Butin, 1958

poplar bark necrosis, trunk scab

infestation with perithecia (from Ostry ao).

on Populus


Black necrotic spots on the stem; common on trees that have been weakened by an infection by Melampsora laricis-populina.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus nigra.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Diaporthe populea Saccardo, 1887; the anamorph is Chondroplea populea (Saccardo & Briard) Klebahn, 1933 (= Dothichiza populea Saccardo & Briard, 1884).


Buhr (1965a), Ostry, Wilson, McNabb-Jr ao (1989a), Petrak (1956a), Roskam (2019a), Waterman (1957a).

Last modified 23.xii.2019