Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Jaapiella catariae

Jaapiella catariae Rübsaamen, 1916

on Nepeta


the flowers remaining mostly closed, disfigured and swollen at their base; inside a pink or red larva; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Nepeta cataria.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gagné (2010a), Rübsaamen (1916a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (1999b, 2021a: 170), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 27.ix.2021