Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea limosa

Anthracoidea limosa (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 20-33 µm long.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex limosa, magellanica & subsp. irrigua, rariflora.

Llorens i Villagrasa also mentions Carex lepidocarpa: confusion with Anthracoidea hostianae?


Cintractia limosa Sydow, 1924.


Brandenburger (1985a: 876), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a)

Last modified 19.xii.2022