Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea michelii

Anthracoidea michelii Vánky , 1979

on Carex


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex brevicollis, michelii.

C. michelii is the main hostplant.


Brandenburger (1985a: 876), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Piątek, Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Mułenko (2005a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022