Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea hostianae

Anthracoidea hostianae Lindeberg, 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.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex flava, hostiana, lepidocarpa & subsp. jemtlandica.

C. hostiana is the main host plant.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 874), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Piątek & Mułenko (2010a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022