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Sesamia inferens

Wikipedia Abstract

The Asiatic pink stem borer, (Sesamia inferens), also known by names such as Gramineous stem borer, Pink borer, Pink rice borer, Pink rice stem borer, Pink stem borer, Pink stem borer, Purple borer, Purple stem borer or Purplish stem borer, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar to Japan and the Solomon Islands. A polyphagous species, it is a major pest in many worldwide crops.
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Prey / Diet

Bolboschoenus maritimus (Prairie Bulrush)[1]
Cyperus digitatus (finger flatsedge)[1]
Eleusine coracana (finger millet)[2]
Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese silvergrass)[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[2]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[2]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

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Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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.
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