Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chilo suppressalis

Chilo suppressalis (Walker, 1863)

striped rice stem borer

on Poaceae


The larva lives as a stem borer.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophahous

Oryza sativa; Sorghum bicolor; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


In tropical Asia an important pest of rice.


Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2018a), Fazekas & Szabolcs (2011a).

Last modified 2.ii.2020