Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceratapion scalptum

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, lanatus, tinctorius; Centaurea calcitrapa, solstitialis; Cirsium arvense, dissectum, vulgare; Cynara cardunculus, scolymus; Onopordum acanthium, illyricum; Silybum marianum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Apion scalptum.

references

Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1977a), Ehret (1990a), Friedman & Freidberg (2007a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 4.ix.2020