Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea altera

Anthracoidea altera Nannfeldt, 1979

on Carex


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; its surface is powdery. The spores are 16-21 µm long.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex fuliginosa subsp. misandra.


Brandenburger (1985a: 872), Vánky (1994a).

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