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European corn borer
Ostrinia nubilalis

European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) is an insect pest. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in Massachusetts in 1917.

European corn borer caterpillars damage the ears of corn, as well as the stalks, chewing tunnels which cause the plants to fall over.

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