Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceratapion onopordi

Ceratapion onopordi (Kirby, 1808)

on Asteraceae, Cardueae

gall

the larva bores, and eventually pupates, in the base of the stem or in the root crown, often causing an unilocular rotund swelling.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Arctium lappa, tomentosum; Carduus acanthoides, argentatus, carpetanus, crispus, nutans; Centaurea benedicta, calcitrapa, jacea, nigrescens, scabiosa; Cirsium arvense, heterophyllum, oleraceum vulgare; Cynara; ? Echinops sphaerocephalus; Galactites tomentosus; ? Inula helenium; Onopordum acanthium; Psephellus sumensis; Rhaponticoides ruthenica; Silybum marianum; ? Tanacetum vulgare.

synonyms

Apion onopordi.

references

Bacher, Friedli & Schär (2002a), Balciunas & Korotyaev (2007a), Behne (1987a), Buhr (1964a), Cripps, Edwards, Waipara ao (2009a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Gültekin (2004a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Podlussány (1986a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Velázquez de Castro, Alonso Zarazaga & Outerelo (1990a), Wandeler & Bacher (2006a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 28.i.2021