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Ostrinia nubilalis (European corn borer)

Infraspecies

Attributes

Wing Span [1]  1.0 inches (.026 m)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Richmond Park 2092 England, United Kingdom  
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ MĂ´r Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Apium graveolens (wild celery)[2]
Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort)[2]
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton)[2]
Malva cathayensis (high mallow)[3]
Populus deltoides (eastern cottonwood)[3]
Rheum rhaponticum (false rhubarb)[2]
Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigena (Irish potato)[2]
Vernonanthura cuneifolia (Mugwort)[3]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Adelphocoris lineolatus (alfalfa plant bug)1
Amphipyra tragopoginis (mouse)1
Biston betularia (peppered moth)1
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix)1
Calycomyza artemisiae1
Campiglossa misella1
Closterotomus norvegicus (strawberry bug)1
Coleophora trochilella1
Cryptorhynchus lapathi1
Cucullia absinthii (Wormwood)1
Diachrysia chryson (Scarce Burnished Brass)1
Dichrorampha simpliciana1
Dioxyna bidentis1
Epiblema foenella1
Epinotia nisella1
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)1
Eupithecia absinthiata (Wormwood Pug)1
Eupithecia centaureata (Lime-speck Pug)1
Eupithecia icterata (Tawny Speckled Pug Moth)1
Eupithecia innotata (Angle-barred Pug)1
Eupithecia subfuscata (gray pug)1
Eupithecia succenturiata (Bordered Pug)1
Gortyna flavago1
Hemithea aestivaria (Common Emerald)1
Hilaphura varipes1
Larentia clavaria (Mallow)1
Leucoma salicis (White Satin Moth)1
Liriomyza artemisicola1
Liriomyza strigata1
Lucilia sericata (Green blowfly)1
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)1
Musca autumnalis (face fly)1
Noctua interjecta (Least Yellow Underwing)1
Orthocephalus coriaceus1
Orthosia opima (Northern Drab)1
Oxyna parietina1
Plagiodera versicolora1
Platycheirus clypeatus1
Polychrysia moneta (Golden Plusia)1
Scopula marginepunctata (Mullein Wave)1
Syrphus ribesii (Summer Fly)1
Thrips tabaci (Onion thrip)1
Triglyphus primus1
Trypeta zoe1

Predators

Coleomegilla maculata[2]
Lydella thompsoni[2]
Macrocentrus cingulum[2]
Trichogramma nubilale[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aspergillus parasiticus[2]
Ceromasia auricaudata[2]
Compsilura concinnata (Tachina fly)[2]
Lixophaga variabilis[2]
Lydella radicis[2]
Madremyia saundersii[2]
Nemorilla pyste[2]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: pyralidae), John L. Capinera, University of Florida, September 2000. Revised: December 2005
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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