Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea vankyi

Anthracoidea vankyi Nannfeldt, 1977

on Carex


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body, 2-3 mm in size, consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 14-23 µm long, their wall is very uneven in thickness and structure.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex divulsa & subsp. leersii, muricata & subsp. pairae, spicata.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 877), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kokeš (2005a), Piątek (2005c), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022