Ceutorhynchus assimilis (Paykull, 1800)

turnip gall weevil

on Brassicaceae

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

Cardaria draba, Hongarije, Budapest-Hűvösvölgy © László Érsek

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

older galls

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

very fresh gall

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

opened

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

larva

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

vacated gall

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

vacated gall, opened

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

Cardaria draba, Hongarije, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

opened gall

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

detail

Ceutorhynchus assimilis on Cardaria draba

larvae

gall

rotund, fleshy swelling of the root collar, up to 1 cm in size; in the single gll chamber one legless, curved larva; pupation in the soil. Often a number of galls together, forming an irregular mass.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alliaria petiolata; Alyssum alyssoides; Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica; Arabidopsis arenosa; Armoracia rusticana; Barbarea verna, vulgaris; Berteroa incana; Biscutella lyrata; Brassica napus, oleracea; Bunias erucago; Cakile maritima; Calepina irregularis; Camelina microcarpa, sativa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine; Cardaria draba; Coincya monensis subsp. cheiranthos; Conringia orientalis; Crambe maritima; Descurainia sophia; Diplotaxis muralis; Eruca vesicaria; Erucastrum gallicum; Erysimum cheiri, cheiranthoides, hieracifolium; Hesperis matronalis; Iberis amara; Isatis tinctoria; Lepidium campestre; Lobularia maritima; Lunaria annua, rediviva; Microthlaspi perfoliatum; Moricandia arvensis; Myagrum perfoliatum; Nasturtium officinale; Neslia paniculata; Peltaria alliacea; Pritzelago alpina; Raphanus raphanistrrum, sativus; Rapistrum; Rorippa amphibia, islandica; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Sisymbrium altissimum, austriacum, loeselii, officinale; Thlaspi arvense.

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus pleurostigma Marsham, 1802. In the literature on applied entomology until shortly the name C. assimilis was applied to the cabbage seedpod borer, C. obstrictus,, the larvae of which feed on the seeds of a wide variety of Brassicaceae.

references

Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Fumanal, Martin, Sobhian ao (2004a), Gültekin (2014a), Houard (1908a, 1909a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 27.viii.2018