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Ostrinia nubialis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Tribe: Pyraustini
Genus: Ostrinia
Hübner, 1825[1][2]
  • Eupolemarcha Meyrick, 1937
  • Micractis Warren, 1892
  • Zeaphagus Agenjo, 1952

Ostrinia is a genus of moths in the Crambidae family. Several of them, including the European Corn Borer, are agricultural pests.


  • Ostrinia avarialis Amsel, 1970
  • Ostrinia dorsivittata (Moore, 1888)
  • Ostrinia erythrialis (Hampson, 1913)
  • Ostrinia furnacalis (Guenée, 1854) - Asian corn borer, Asian corn worm[3][4]
  • Ostrinia kasmirica (Moore, 1888)
  • Ostrinia kurentzovi Mutuura & Munroe, 1970
  • Ostrinia latipennis (Warren, 1892)[4]
  • Ostrinia marginalis (Walker, 1866)[2]
  • Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner, 1796) - European corn borer, European corn worm[2]
  • Ostrinia obumbratalis (Lederer, 1863) - smartweed borer[2]
  • Ostrinia ovalipennis Ohno, 2003[5]
  • Ostrinia palustralis (Hübner, 1796)[4]
  • Ostrinia penitalis (Grote, 1876)- American lotus borer[2][6]
  • Ostrinia peregrinalis (Eversmann, 1852)
  • Ostrinia putzufangensis Mutuura & Munroe, 1970
  • Ostrinia quadripunctalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
  • Ostrinia sanguinealis (Warren, 1892)
  • Ostrinia scapulalis (Walker, 1859)[3][4]
  • Ostrinia zaguliaevi Mutuura & Munroe, 1970[4]
  • Ostrinia zealis (Guenée, 1854)[4]


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