Ceratapion carduorum (Kirby, 1808)

on thistles

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the pith of the stems.

host plants

Asteraceae-Cardueae, oligophagous

? Arctium; Carduus acanthoides, pycnocephalus; Cirsium arvense, vulgare; ? Cynara cardunculus, scolymus; Onopordum acanthium, illyricum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion carduorum.

references

Balciunas & Korotyaev (2007a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Heijerman & Alders (2001a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a).

mod 22.iv.2019