Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceratapion gibbirostre

Ceratapion gibbirostre (Gyllenhal, 1813)

on thistles

parasite

larvae and pupae in the root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides, crispus, nutans, pycnocephalus; Centaurea diffusa, jacea, solstitialis; Cirsium arvense, oleraceum, vulgare; Cynara scolymus; Galactites; Onopordum acanthium; Picnomon acarna; Silybum marianum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

notes

In the past often confused with C. carduorum.

references

Balciunas & Korotyaev (2007a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Ehret (1909a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Heijerman & Alders (2001a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sanz Benito, GarcĂ­a-Ocejo Izquierdo & de los Mozos Pascua (1996a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020