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Diatraea lineolata
(neotropical corn stalk borer)

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Diatraea lineolata (neotropical corn stalk borer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Diatraea lineolata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • neotropical corn stalk borer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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    Wallingford
    Oxfordshire
    OX10 8DE
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Diatraea lineolata (Walker)

Preferred Common Name

  • neotropical corn stalk borer

Other Scientific Names

  • Chilo neuricellus Zell.
  • Leucania lineolata
  • Zeadiatraea lineolata Walker

International Common Names

  • Spanish: barrenador neotropical del maiz (mexico); taladrador del maíz; taladrador mayor del tallo del maíz; taladrador neotropical del maíz
  • French: pyrale néotropicale du maïs

EPPO code

  • DIATLI (Diatraea lineolata)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Stems / internal feeding
Whole plant / dead heart

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Alabagrus xipe Parasite Larvae
Archytas marmoratus Parasite Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis
Cotesia flavipes Parasite Larvae Ecuador; Mexico maize
Metagonistylum minense Parasite Larvae Ecuador maize
Orgilus gelechiaevorus Parasite Larvae
Parallorhogas pyralophagus Parasite Larvae
Paratheresia claripalpis Parasite Larvae Ecuador maize
Rhygoplitis aciculatus Parasite Larvae
Trichogramma minutum Parasite Eggs Ecuador maize
Trichogramma pretiosum Parasite Eggs Ecuador maize
Trichogramma semifumatum Parasite Eggs Ecuador maize

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

UK, CAB International, 1991. Diatraea lineolata. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 519.

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