Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sesamia nonagrioides

Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefebvre, 1827)

mediterranean corn borer, corn stalk borer

on grasses, etc.

parasite

Larvae bore in the culm.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Oryza sativa; Sorghum; Zea mays.

Larva also in the stem of Andryala integrifolia (Asteraceae: Huertas Dionisio).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

parasitoids, predators

Conomorium helvaciogluae.

references

Andújar Tomás, Gómez Ladrón de Guevara & Ruano Marco (1985a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Kravchenko, Fibiger, Mooser, ao (2008b).

Last modified 4.vii.2022