Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sesamia cretica

Sesamia cretica Lederer, 1857

pink borer, greater sugarcane borer

on grasses, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Arundo donax; Saccharum; Sesamum; Sorghum; Triticum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008b).

Last modified 21.viii.2021