Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Entyloma leontodontis

Entyloma leontodontis Sydow & Sydow, 1918

on Leontodon, Scorzoneroides


1-3 mm large, lightly swollen leaf spots, initially yellowish, later light brown or reddish brown, often with a light, yellowish-green halo. Spores embedded in the host tissue, single or in small groups, hyaline yellowish, smooth.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Leontodon hispidus & subsp. hastilis; Scorzoneroides autumnalis, helvetica, pyrenaica.


Blumer (1946a), randenburger (1985a: 689), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a [“picridis”]), Klenke (2002a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

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