Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceratapion austriacum

Ceratapion austriacum (Wagner,1904)

on Centaurea


Larva or pupa in a yellowish brown to red discoloured, upper surface gallery in the midrib of one of the middle or lower leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Centaurea scabiosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Apion austriacum.


Behne (1987a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Scherler (1982a), Wanat (1998a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020