Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taphrina crataegi

Taphrina crataegi Sadebeck, 1890

on Crataegus

Taphrina crataegi on Crataegus nigra

Crataegus nigra, Hungary, Budapest, Hűvösvölgy, 20.iv.2018 © László Érsek

Taphrina crataegi on Crataegus nigra

another specimen

Taphrina crataegi on Crataegus nigra

same leaf, underside


Crataegus monogyna, Millingerwaard


in May-Jue the infected leaves are whitish at both sides because they are covered by a layer of asci; later the leaves wither off.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Crataegus laevigata, monogyna, nigra, sanguinea.


Exoascus crataegi (Sadebeck) Saccardo, 1892; Taphrina marginata Lambotte & Fautrey 1895.


Bataille (1936a), Bellmann (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 250), Buhr (1964b), Dietrich (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Sadebeck (1890a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 23.iv.2023