Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea irregularis

Anthracoidea irregularis (Liro) Boidol & Poelt, 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. Spores elongated, angular, up to 30 µm long, surface very uneven.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex digitata, halleriana, ornithopoda & subsp. ornithopodioides, pallidula, pediformis & subsp. rhizodes.

occasionally C. filiformis.


Cintractia irregularis Liro, 1934.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 874), Buhr (1964b), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Kabaktepe & Akata (2019a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Mayor (1967a), Negrean (1996b), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Zwetko (1993a).

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