Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner)



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Larva(e)
Adam Sisson
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Larva(e)
Adam Sisson
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Larva(e)
Ronald Smith
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Larva(e)
Jan Samanek
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Larva(e)
Jan Samanek
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Adult(s)
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Adult(s)
Pest and Diseases Image Library
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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis
Adult(s)
Adam Sisson


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Pyraloidea
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Tribe: Pyraustini
Genus: Ostrinia

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITBMCCA


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References

Common Name Reference: Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon 1994. (2nd edition). Insects that feed on trees and shrubs. Cornell University Press., Ithaca, New York. 556 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm