Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus coerulescens

Ceutorhynchus coerulescens Gyllenhal, 1837

on Lepidium


fleshy, oval, ± 1 cm long oval swelling of the basal part of the stem or of a petiole. The gall tissue is intensely green. Inside a weevil larva; pupation in the ground.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Lepidium campestre.


Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1971a, 1972a), Houard (1908a[“caerulescens”]), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Schillhammer (1993a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Velázquez de Castro, Blasco-Zumeta, Colonnelli, ao (2000a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 13.ix.2020