Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia lolii

Tilletia lolii Auerswald, 1854

on Lolium


Ovary strongly inflated, egg-shaped, filled with a yellowish brown stinking mass of spores. Spores 18-24 µm, with a reticulate pattern of ridges.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Lolium mnultiflorum, perenne, remotum, rigidum, temulentum.

Tomasi cites Bromopsis erecta, almost certainly incorrectly.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a). Almaraz (1998a), Bao, Carris, Huang ao (2010a), Brandenburger (1985a: 767), Buhr (1964b), Carris & Castlebury (2008a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang ao (2007a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Denchev & Denchev (2016a), Kabaktepe & Bahçecioğlu (2012b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a), Zogg (1983a).

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