Ceratapion scalptum (Mulsant & Rey, 1858)

on thistles

parasite

Larvae and pupae in the stem.

host plants

Asteracee-Cardueae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides, pycnocephalus; Carthamus glaucus; Cirsium arvense, dissectum, vulgare; Cynara scolymus; Onopordum illyricum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion scalptum.

references

Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a).

mod 20.iv.2019