Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sirococcus conigenus

Sirococcus conigenus (Persoon) Cannon & Minter, 1983

on conifers


Up to 0.6 mm dark brown stromata on young shoots and cones. In cavities conidia are formed, 3-4 x 12-16 ┬Ám, 1-septate.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Cedrus; Larix; Picea abies; Pinus contorta, halepensis; Pseudotsuga.


Ascochyta piniperda Lindau, 1990; Sirococcus strobilinus Preuss, 1855.


Brandenburger (1985a: 18), Kowalski (2010a).

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