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Chilo agamemnon

Wikipedia Abstract

Chilo agamemnon is a species of moth in the Crambidae family. It is found in Spain, Egypt, Israel, Sudan and Uganda.The wingspan is 16–19 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is dull-yellow to pale dull-yellow. The hindwings are lustrous cream greyish to silky white.The larvae are a pest on Zea mays. They generally attack mature cane stalks, but have also been recorded feeding on young plants. The larvae pass through five to eight instars according to temperature variations.
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Prey / Diet

Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass)[1]
Elymus repens (quackgrass)[1]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]



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1Jorrit 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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