Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea aspera

Anthracoidea aspera (Liro) Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex


ovaries are transformed into a globular, hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 15-25 µm long, their wall is very uneven in thickness and structure.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex appropinquata, chordorrhiza, diandra, glareosa.


Cintractia aspera Liro, 1934; C. glareosa Liro, 1938.


Brandenburger (1985a: 873), Buhr (1064a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022