Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecaphora pimpinellae

Thecaphora pimpinellae Juel, 1891

on Pimpinella


the fruits are swollen and darkened; they contain a reddish-brownb mass of spore balls, each consisting of 12-40 spores.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Pimpinella saxifraga.


Brandenburger (1985a: 455), Buhr (1965a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vánky (1994a).

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