Ceratapion gibbirostre (Gyllenhal, 1813)

on thistles

parasite

larvae and pupae in the root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides, nutans, pycnocephalus; Centaurea; Cirsium arvense, oleraceum; Galactites; Onopordum acanthium; Picnomon; 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).

mod 15.v.2019