Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceratapion carduorum

Ceratapion carduorum (Kirby, 1808)

on thistles

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the pith of the stems.

host plants

Asteraceae-Cardueae, oligophagous

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

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion carduorum.

references

Balciunas & Korotyaev (2007a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Gil Ortega (1999a), Heijerman & Alders (2001a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

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