Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea caricis-albae

Anthracoidea caricis-albae (Sydow) Kukkonen, 1963

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 18-28 µm long.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex alba.


Cintractia caricis-albae Sydow, 1924.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 874), Buhr (1964b), Hafellner (1980a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Pellicier (2001a), Riegler-Hager (2014a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

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