Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Schizonella cocconii

Schizonella cocconii (Morini) Liro 1938

on Carex


sori as black, intra-epidermal, blister-like, mostly epiphyllous strikes on the leaves. Inside spore balls are formed consisting of 2-20 spores that readily disintegrate into single spores or pairs of spores.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex flacca, halleriana, humilis, melanostachya.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 871), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Prillinger, Wuczkowski, Lopandic ao (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Vánky, Lutz & Bauer (2008b).

Last modified 18.xii.2022