Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taphrina acericola

Taphrina acericola Massalongo, 1888

on Acer

Taphrina acericola on Acer campestre

Acer campestre, Nieuwendam: upper- and underside of the same leaf

Taphrina acericola

asci (from Mix, 1949a)


2-3 mm large, well defined, definitely margined spots, often coalescing.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer campestre.


Exoascus acericola (Massalongo) Saccardo, 1895; E. confusus Jaczewski, 1901.


Bataille (1936a), Brandenburger (1985: 358), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mix (1949a), Roskam (2019a).

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