The Egyptian stemborer, Egyptian bollworm, spiny bollworm or cotton spotted bollworm (Earias insulana) is a moth of the Nolidae family. It is found in most of Africa, southern Europe, the Near East and Middle East, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Australia and Hawaii. It is a rare in immigrant in Great Britain.The wingspan is 20–22 mm. Adults show strong seasonal polymorphism, depending on the temperature.
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 ♦2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants