Ceutorhynchus minutus (Reich, 1797)

on Brassicaceae

Ceutorhynchus minutus mines

Alliaria petiolata, Nieuwendam

Ceutorhynchus minutus mines

detsail of the same leaf

Ceutorhynchus minutus: occupied mine on Alliaria petiolata

Allaria petiolata, Zeewolde, Harderbos © Hans Jonkman

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Raphanus sativus, Amsterdam

mine

Rather small, untidy, full depth, often branched corridor, often close to the leaf margin. Sides irregularly eaten out. Frass in a greyish-green central line that is interrupted from time to time, sometimes partly in strings. In times of rain the frass may run out and appear greenish. Usually several mines in a leaf.

hostplants

Brasicaceae, Capparidaceae, Resedaceae, Tropaeolaceae; narrowly polyphagous

Aethionema grandiflorum; Alliaria petiolata; Alyssum alyssoides, montanum; Anastatica hierochuntia; Arabidopsis arenosa, halleri, thaliana; Arabis alpina & subsp. caucasica, glabra, hirsuta, procurrens, serpyllifolia; Armoracia rusticana; Aubrieta libanotica, olympica; Aurinia saxatilis; Barbarea stricta, vulgaris; Berteroa incana; Biscutella didyma, laevigata; Brassica napus, nigra, oleracea, rapa; Braya; Bunias orientalis; Cakile maritima; Calepina; Camelina sativa; Capparis spinosa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine amara, bellidifolia, chenopodiifolia, enneaphyllos, hirsuta, impatiens, kitaibelii, pratensis; Cardaria draba; Chorispora tenella; Cleome dodecandra, spinosa; Cleoserrata speciosa; Cochlearia officinalis; Conringia orientalis; Coronopus; Crambe cordifolia, koktebelica, maritima; Descurainia sophia; Diplotaxis muralis, tenuifolia; Draba fladnizensis, gilliesii, incana, rigida, siliquosa; Erophila verna; Eruca; Erucastrum gallicum; Erysimum cheiranthoides, cheiri, crepidifolium, odoratum, perofskianum, sylvestre; Euclidium; Fibigia; Heliophila amplexicaulis; Hesperis matronalis; Hirschfeldia incana; Hymenolobus; Iberis amara, “imperialis”, odorata, pinnata, semperflorens, sempervirens; Isatis tinctoria; Lepidium campestre, cartilagineum, perfoliatum, ruderale; Lobularia; Lunaria annua, odorata; Malcolmia africana, maritima; Matthiola incana, odoratissima; Moricandia; Myagrum; Nasturtium officinale; Neslia paniculata; Peltaria; Pritzelago alpina; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Reseda lutea, luteola, odorata, phyteuma; Rorippa amphibia; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Sisymbrium altissimum, officinale; Teesdalia nudicaulis; Thlaspi arvense, perfoliatum; Tropaeolum.

phenology

Larvae in May-July (Scherf, 1964a).

BENELUX

BE observed Curculionidae.be, 2010a).

NE observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007; Heijerman, 1993a).

LUX not observed (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

distribution within Europe

All over Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2007).

larva

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus contractus (Marsham, 1802); according to Reinheimer & Hassler (2010a) this is a “nomen conservandum”.

notes

Common species, mainly to be found in the lower leaves that already are starting to wilt, near the leaf margin. Sometimes a pest species in seedlings (Buhr, 1964a). Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a) cite the species as a causer of galls at the root collar of Cardamine hirsuta; this certainly is erroneous.

references

Ahr (1966a), Amsel & Hering (1931a) Beiger (1965a, 1970a, 1979a), Buhr (1933a, 1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Drăghia (1970a), Gültekin (2014a), Günthart (1949a), Hartig (1939a), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1921a, 1923a, 1924a, 1930a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Maček (1999a), Michalska (1970a), Nowakowski (1954a), Reinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Robbins (1991a), Scherf (1964a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Starý (1930a), Vorst (2010a).

14/08/2014

mod 4.viii.2017