Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus ignitus

Ceutorhynchus ignitus Germar, 1824

on Berteroa etc


One or a few larvae are able to completely hollow a part of a stem, without creating any outward sign; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Armoracia rusticana; Aurinia saxatilis; Berteroa incana; Cochlearia; Coincya monensis subsp. cheiranthos.

Berteroa seems the most important host plant.



distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Behne (1987a), Delbol (2008a, 2013a), Dieckmann (1962a, 1972a), Heijerman, Alders & Edzes (1995a), Krátký (2012a), Rheinheimer & Hassles (2010a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 28.ii.2021