Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neaylax verbenaca

Neaylax verbenaca (Nieves-Aldrey, 1988)

on Salvia


One, rarely more, of the four partial fruits is changed into an unilocular, shining globule with an apical nipple-shaped appendage. The other partial fruits are aborted; the calyce is weakly inflated. Univoltine, hibernation and pupation in the gall.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia officinalis, pratensis, verbenaca.


the larva is described by Gómez Sanchez (2008a).


Gómez Sanchez (2008a), Hellrigl (2009a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a, 2001a, 2002a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a).

Last modified 20.iii.2021