Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neaylax salviae

Neaylax salviae (Giraud, 1859)

on Salvia

Neaylax salviae: galls on Salvia spec.

Salvia spec., galls (from Houard, 1909a)


One of the partial fruits is transformed into an almost globular, unilocular, thin-walled gall of about 2.5-3.5 mm; the other partial fruits are aborted, the calyce is somewhat inflated.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia nemorosa, nutans, officinalis & subsp. lavandulifolia, pratensis, x sylvestris, sclarea, transsylvanica.


Aulax, Aylax, salviae.


Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1909a), Katilmiş & dez Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 7.iii.2019