Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dasineura salviae

Dasineura salviae (Kieffer, 1909)

on Salvia


The flower buds are disfigured and remain closed. Larvae gregarious, yellow-orange to flesh-coloured; most pupate in the gall, some in the soil.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia pratensis, x sylvestris, verticillata.


Perrisia salviae.


the larvae are predated by Lestodiplosis massalongoi.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Kieffer (1909a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1994a, 1999a, 2021a: 255), Skuhravá, Skuhravý, Dauphin & Coutin (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Neacsu (1972a), Stelter (1970b), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 6.x.2021