Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecaphora thlaspeos

Thecaphora thlaspeos (Beck) Vánky, 2004

on Brassicaceae


siliques hardly modified; the seeds are replaced by a yellowish to brown-violet mass of spores. The infection is systemic; infected plants flower for a much longer time than healthy ones (Klenke & Scholler).

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alyssum reisserii; Arabidopsis petraea; Arabis alpina, ciliata, hirsuta, serpillifolia; Cardamine alpina, bellidifolia; Draba aizoides, alpina, incana; Erysimum diffusum, welcevii; Noccaea brachypetala, caerulescens, crantzii.


Ustilago arabidis-alpinae Liro, 1937; U. cardamines Liro, 1938; U. thlaspeos (Beck (Lagerheim, 1897).


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Denchev, Martín, Kemler & Denchev (2021a), Frantzeskakis ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Kruse, Kummer, Shivas & Thines (2018c), Kruse, Thiel, Choi, ao (2016a), Kruse, Thiel, Rätzel, ao (2020a), Płachecka (2005a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky, Lutz & Bauer (2008b phylogeny).

Last modified 6.iv.2023