Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceutorhynchus turbatus

Ceutorhynchus turbatus Schultze, 1903

on Cardaria


The larva feeds in the siliques on the developing seeds; pupation in the soil, in a cocoon.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Cardaria draba.

Occasionally Lepidium campestre; Sinapis arvensis.


Univoltine, pupation end of August.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Cmoluch & Łętowski (1987a), Delbol (2008a, 2013a), Dieckmann (1972a), Gültekin (2014a), Morris (1982a), Muller, Dosdall, Mason & Kuhlmann (2011a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Talamelli (1995a), Teodor & David (2009a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 5.xii.2021