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.


see Nieves-Aldrey (2002a)


Aulax, Aylax, salviae.

parasitoids, predators

Aprostocetus forsteri; Eupelmus balcanicus, microzonus, vesicularis; Eurytoma infracta; Glyphomerus tibialis; Ormyrus diffinis, wachtli; Pteromalus obscurus, ochrocerus.


Askew, Plantard, Gómez, ao (2006a), Buhr (1965a), Cerasa (2015a), Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Fusu (2017a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Gayubo & Nieves-Aldrey (2017a, Hellrigl (2009a), Hellrigl & Bodur (2015a), Houard (1909a), Katilmiş & dez Nieves & Lobo (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a, 2002a), Sakaltaş Ariyak & Tüzün (2014a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Zerova & Seryogina (2006a).

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