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EENY156: European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: pyralidae)

Figure 11. Corn stalk and ear shank cut open to show European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner), larvae and damage caused by their feeding. Boring in shank causes ear to break off and drop to ground.

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