Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanotaenium adoxae

Melanotaenium adoxae (Brefeld), Ito, 1935

on Adoxa


initially yellowish white, eventually lead-coloured blisters on all parts of the plant, after rupturing releasing an agglutinated, black mass of spores.

host plants

Adoxaceae, monophagous

Adoxa moschatellina.


Brandenburger (1985a: 594), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Roskam (2019a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 20.xi.2022