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Chilo suppressalis (Striped riceborer)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Asiatic rice borer or striped rice stemborer (Chilo suppressalis) is a moth of the Crambidae family. It is a widespread species, known from India, Sri Lanka, China, eastern Asia, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia to the Pacific. It is a serious pest of rice they are largely responsible for the great reduction in the rice growing in East Asia, India and Indonesia. It was probably introduced in Spain and Hawaii by humans, where it is widely spread towards Northern Territory of Australia.
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Prey / Diet

Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
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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