Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus dubius

Ceutorhynchus dubius Brisout, 1883

on Cardamine


Larvae in an, about 3-7 mm large, ± globular swelling of the root collar. Pupation in the soil, in a cocoon.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Berteroa incana.


That the larva would cause galls in the roots of Cardamine heptaphylla, as is stated by Dauphin & Aniotsbehere, is not correct.


Behne (1987a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dieckmann (1972a), Nilsson (1980a), Schillhammer (1993a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 13.ix.2020