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Scientific Name
Chilo infuscatellus
Scientific Author
Snellen 1890
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera:Crambidae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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References

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Acknowledgements

N. Sallam & M. Horak

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