Eldana saccharina Walker, 1865

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Galleriinae
GENUS Eldana
SPECIES saccharina
AUTHORWalker, 1865
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEldana saccharina
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. J. Foxcroft
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
PAGINATION 633 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
conipyga (Strand, 1913) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Benin   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 172
Cameroon   Ndemah R., Schulthess F., Poehling M. & Borgemeister C. 2000. Species composition and seasonal dynamics of lepidopterous stem borers on maize and elephant grass, Pennisetum purpureum (Moench) (Poaceae), at two forest margin sites in Cameroon. - African Entomology 8(2):265–272. 265
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Strand E. 1918c. Über einige Heterocera der Familien Arctiidae, Lymantriidae, Geometridae, Saturniidae, Lasiocampidae, Pyralididae [sic] und Aegeriidae aus Belgisch Kongo. - Entomologische Rundschau 35(7–12):28, 32, 35–36, 41–42, 45–46. 45 (as conipyga)
Côte d'Ivoire   Bosque-Pérez N. A., Ubeku J. A. & Polaszek A. 1994. Survey for parasites of Sesamia calamistis (Lep.: Noctuidae) and Eldana saccharina (Lep.: Pyralidae) in southwestern Nigeria. - Entomophaga 39(3–4):367–376. 372
Egypt   Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 169
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1913b. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Lepidoptera IV. (Verschiedene Familien). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78(A) (1912)(12):30–84. 79 (as conipyga)
Ethiopia   Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 169
Ghana   Hampson G. F. 1917a. A classification of the Pyralidae, subfamily Gallerianae. - Novitates Zoologicae 24(1):17–58. 29
Kenya   Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 169
Mozambique   Hampson G. F. 1917a. A classification of the Pyralidae, subfamily Gallerianae. - Novitates Zoologicae 24(1):17–58. 29
Nigeria   Lamborn W. A. 1914b. The agricultural pests of the Southern Provinces, Nigeria. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5:197–214, pls 17–25. 209
Seychelles Aldabra Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls. 1–16. 124
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 633
South Africa   Mahlanza T., Rutherford R. S., Snyman S. J. & Watt M. P. 2014. Eldana saccharina (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) resistance in sugarcane (Saccharum sp.): effects pf Fusarium spp., stalk rind, fibre and nitrogen content. - African Entomology 22(4):810–822. 810
Uganda   Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 169

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Zea mays Nigeria Lamborn W. A. 1914b. The agricultural pests of the Southern Provinces, Nigeria. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5:197–214, pls 17–25. 209
Poaceae Saccharum officinarum Sierra Leone Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 633
Poaceae Panicum maximum   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Sorghum arundinaceum   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Pennisetum purpureum   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Pennisetum polystachion   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Andropogon gayanus   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Rottboellia exaltata   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Hyparrhenia rufa   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Paspalum orbiculare   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Imperata cylindrica   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Cyperaceae Cyperus papyrus   Gounou S. & Schuthess F. 2004. Spatial distribution of lepidopterous stem borers on indigenous host plants in West Africa and its implications for sampling schemes. - African Entomology 12(2):171–178. 173
Poaceae Zea mays Cameroon Ndemah R., Schulthess F., Korie S., Borgemeister C. & Cardwell K. F. 2001. Distribution, relative importance and effect of lepidopterous borers on maize yields in the forest zone and mid-altitude of Cameroon. - Journal of Economic Entomology 94:1434–1444. 265
Poaceae Pennisetum purpureum Cameroon Ndemah R., Schulthess F., Korie S., Borgemeister C. & Cardwell K. F. 2001. Distribution, relative importance and effect of lepidopterous borers on maize yields in the forest zone and mid-altitude of Cameroon. - Journal of Economic Entomology 94:1434–1444. 265
Undefined Undefined Grasses South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 170
Cyperaceae Cyperus papyrus South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 170
Cyperaceae Cyperus dives South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 170
*   Stem borer.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILYSPECIESCOUNTRYPUBLICATION
Ichneumonidae Xanthopimpla stemmator   Rousse P. & Villemant C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. - Zootaxa 3278:1–57.