Cydia caryana

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Cydia caryana larva on pecan fruit
Author(s): Louis Tedders, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Source: IPM Images

Cydia caryana Fitch, 1856 (hickory shuckworm)

The moth is found in the southern U.S.A. The larvae attack and feed on the developing kernel of pecan nuts (the shuck tissues surrounding the nuts), causing abortion or lower nut value.

For details see the respective page in BugwoodWiki.

Vernacular names
• English: hickory shuckworm
• Español: barrenador del ruezno