Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia separata

Tilletia separata Kunze, 1879

on Aira, Apera


The ovary is galled and filled with a stinking mass of spores. Spore wall with a reticulate sculpture.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Aira praecox; Apera spica-venti.


Brandenburger (1985a: 804), Boyd, Carris &a & Gray (1998a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 12.xii.2022