1375 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage July to April

Adult forewing - around 13 to 17mm. Flies mid-June to early August

Larval foodplants : In the stems of Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris), Hop (Humulus lupulus), Hemp (Cannabis sativa) and Mallow (Malva sylvestris)

Not currently available on this website. For a drawing of a larva and photographs of pupae and adults see:-