Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea scirpi

Anthracoidea scirpi (Kühn) Kukkonen, 1963

on Trichophorum


The ovaries of individual flowers are swollen at first, then turn into a hard, black grain of c. 2 mm, consisting of agglutinated spores.

host plants

Cyperaceae monophagous

Trichophorum cespitosum & subsp. germanicum, pumilum.


Cintractia scirpi (Kühn) Schellenberg, 1911.


Brandenburger (1985a: 865), Buhr (1965a), Denchev, Knudsen & Denchev (2020a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 6.iv.2023