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Gold-fringed Rice Borer

Scientific Name
Chilo auricilius
Scientific Author
Dudgeon 1905
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera:Crambidae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Commodity Type

  • Grains
  • Grasses
  • Sugarcane
  • Rice

Description

Primary host: Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane) (Dudgeon 1905)

Secondary host: Oryza sativa (rice) (Bleszynski 1970)

Minor hosts: Sorghum, maize and Chaudhary and Sharma (1986) accounted the following host plants: Dactyloctenium, Echinochloa, Eleusine, Ischaemum, Pennisetum, Sacciolepis, Miscanthis and Sporobolus.


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