Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neaylax versicolor

Neaylax versicolor (Nieves-Aldrey, 1985)

on Fumaria

Neaylax versicolor: galled fruit of Fumaria cf. agraria

Fumaria cf. agraria, Spain, Montes de Toledo, Parque Nacional de Cabañeros © Sébastien Carbonnelle


larva solitary in a hardly enlarged, and otherwise externally unmodified fruit; hibernation as larva in the (usually fallen) gall.

host plants


Fumaria cf. agraria, capreolata, officinalis.

parasitoids, predators

Rivasia fumariae.


Askew & Nieves-Aldrey (2005a), Askew, Plantard, Gómez, ao (2006a), Gómez, Hernández Nieves, Garrido Torres, ao (2006a), Nieves-Aldrey (1994a, 2001a, 2002a, 2003b), Gomez & Nieves-Aldrey (2012a), Nieves-Aldrey & Askew (2002a), Nieves-Aldrey, Gómez, Hernández Nieves & Lobo (2006a).

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