Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neaylax verbenaca

Neaylax verbenaca (Nieves-Aldrey, 1988)

on Salvia

gall

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.

notes

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

references

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

Last modified 7.iii.2019