Ceutorhynchus leprieuri Brisout, 1881

on Brassicaceae

gall

Larvae (weevil larvae) in ± 5 mm large, succulent, lenticular galls in the leaf disk, protruding at both sides. Often several in a leaf; they are deep green throughout, making them very conspicuous especially in a yellowing leaf. Larva solitary, pupation in the soil. Oviposition in autumn and, after hibernation, again in spring.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alyssum; Brassica napus, oleracea, rapa; Bunias; Coincya monensis subsp. cheiranthos; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Rapistrum; Sinapis arvensis.

larva, pupa

See Hayn.

synonyms

Ceutorhynchus ruebsaameni Kolbe, 1900.

references

Benedikt, Borovec, Fremuth ao (2010a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dieckmann (1971a, 1972a), Hayn (1970a), Houard (1908a), Mifsud & Colonnelli (2010a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 22.vi.2019