apple skin worm

noun

Definition of apple skin worm

: a larval moth (Argyrotaenia franciscana) that is related to the red-banded leaf roller and that feeds on the surface of the developing fruits of apple and a number of other cultivated fruits

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“Apple skin worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apple%20skin%20worm. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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