cornborer

cornborer

(ˈkɔːnˌbɔːrə)
n
(Animals) the larva of the pyralid moth Pyrausta nubilalis, native to S and Central Europe: in E North America a serious pest of maize
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The Asian cornborer, O.furnacalis (Gunee) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), is an important insect pest in Asia, causing serious damage to corn, sorghum, and millet [35].