Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea tomentosae

Anthracoidea tomentosae 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. The spores are 18-28 µm long.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex fililformis (= tomentosa).


Brandenburger (1985a: 877), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

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