Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis

Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis (Paykull, 1800)

blue stem weevil

on Brassicaceae


The larva bores in the stem, pupates in the soil.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alliaria petiolata; Brassica napus, rapa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine heptaphylla; Nasturtium officinale; Raphanus raphanistrum; Sinapis arvensis; Sisymbrium officinale; Thlaspi arvense.


BE recorded (, 2010).

NE recorded (Heijerman, 1993a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, Ireland excepted (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva, pupa

See Hayn.


Delbol (2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Gültekin (2014a), Günthart (1949a), Hayn (1970a), Heijerman (1993a), Hering (1957a), Houard (1908a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Robbins (1991a), Vorst (2010a).

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