filbert worm


: the pink or whitish larva of a reddish-brown tortricid moth (Cydia latiferreana synonym Melissopus latiferreanus) that is a destructive borer in acorns, filberts, chestnuts, and various other nuts and fruits throughout the U.S.

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“Filbert worm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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