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Chilo agamemnon
(oriental corn borer)

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Chilo agamemnon (oriental corn borer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Chilo agamemnon
  • Preferred Common Name
  • oriental corn borer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Chilo agamemnon Bleszynski

Preferred Common Name

  • oriental corn borer

Local Common Names

  • Germany: gestreifter Maisbohrer; Orientalischer Maisbohrer

EPPO code

  • CHILAG (Chilo agamemnon)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Crambidae
  •                             Genus: Chilo
  •                                 Species: Chilo agamemnon

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

IraqPresentEPPO, 2014
IsraelPresentEPPO, 2014

Africa

EgyptPresentEPPO, 2014
SudanPresentEPPO, 2014
UgandaPresentEPPO, 2014

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Blaptostethus piceus Predator
Euborellia annulipes Predator
Trichogramma evanescens Parasite Eggs

References

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EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

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