Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus atomus

Ceutorhynchus atomus Boheman, 1845

on spring Brassicaceae

Ceutorhynchus atomus: galls

galls (from Houard, 1908a)


solitary larva in a fusiform swelling of the stem, 2 x 5-7 mm; pupation probably in the soil.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alliaria petiolata; Arabidopsis suecica, thaliana; Cardamine pratensis; Draba muralis; Erophila; Isatis tinctoria; Teesdalia nudicaulis.

the main host plant is A. thaliana.


Buhr (1964a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Ugarte San Vicente (2005a).

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