Ceratapion orientale (Gerstaecker, 1854)

on Centaurea, Crupina

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the root collar.

host plants

Asteraceae-Centaureinae, narrowly oligophagous

Centaurea benedicta, stoebe; Crupina vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion orientale.

references

Balciunas & Korotyaev (2007a), Dieckmann (1977a).

mod 12.iv.2019