African pink stemborer, Sesamia calamistis (Hampson 1910)

Maize Pests

Synonyms:

Sesamia mediastriga (Bethune-Baker 1911)

Taxonomic position:

Insecta, Lepidoptera, Noctuidae (Apameini)

Authors:

G. Ong’amo, N. Khadioli, B. Le Ru, N. Mujica, & P. Carhuapoma

Common names:

African pink stemborer, Pink stalk borer, Pink stalk borer of sugarcane, African pink borer of sugarcane, Mauritius pink borer of sugarcane, southern pink borer of sugarcane (English), sésamie du maïs (French), afrikanischer Stengelbohrer (German).

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