Codling moth larva
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
Whitney Cranshaw, CSU, Bugwood.org
Size: 1/2 inch long
Where/When: Pest of apples and also pears and crabapple. The larva tunnels through and eats the fruit and seeds. The larva is active May through August.
Significance: Damage is caused by entry to the fruits; frass may accumulate around the entry hole. Sometimes infestation may spread through an entire orchard.