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- Codling moth larvae often tunnel towards the apple cores and feed on the seeds before exiting the fruit
- Crumbly golden-brown frass (excrement) may be found at the exit hole
- Larva are large (up to ½" long), pinkish white with a brown head
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- Larvae feed on fruit, making deep cavities into fruit
- Larvae are large (¼" – ½"), and are light to dark green marked with yellowish or whitish longitudinal stripes
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- Adult weevils makes small punctures by feeding and laying eggs in the apple, resulting in a round tan spot and lumpy/misshapen fruit
- Adult weevil is reddish brown, ¼ inch long, with four bumps on their backs
- Weevils are present in early spring
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