EPPO Global Database

Chilo partellus(CHILZO)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Saccharum officinarum (SACOF) Major host
* Way MJ, Kfir R (1997) The stem borer Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in sugarcane in southern Africa. African Entomology 5(1), 170-172
Sorghum bicolor (SORVU) Major host
* Kumar H, Dhillon MK, Bhoi TK (2023) Stress-induced defense in sorghum in response to attack by the spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe). Phytoparasitica 51(1), 49-61.
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Major host
* Bayram A, Tonğa A (2015) First report of Chilo partellus in Turkey, a new invasive maize pest for Europe. Journal of Applied Entomology. doi: 10.1111/jen.12232
Cenchrus purpureus (PESPU) Wild/Weed
Poaceae (1GRAF) Wild/Weed
Sorghum arundinaceum (SORAR) Wild/Weed
Sorghum x drummondii (SORSU) Wild/Weed
Coix lacryma-jobi (COXLJ) Host
Oryza sativa (ORYSA) Host
Panicum miliaceum (PANMI) Host