Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protomycopsis leucanthemi

Protomycopsis leucanthemi Magnus, 1905

on Leucanthemopsis, Leucanthemum, Tanacetum


c. 2 mm large, roundish pocks at the underside of the leaves; initially greyish white, later brownish. In the leaf tissue yellowish brown thick-walled ascogenous cells are formed, with a diameter of 48-58 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Leucanthemopsis alpina; Leucanthemum atratum, vulgare; Tanacetum corymbosum subsp. subcorymbosum.


Bacigálová (2004a), Bacigálová & Mułenko (2005a), Bacigálová, Mułenko & Wołczańska (2005a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 629), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Reddy & Kramer (1975a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

Last modified 25.xi.2022