hickory shuckworm


Definition of hickory shuckworm

: a small, white, brown-headed grub that is the larva of a dark brown tortricid moth (Cydia caryana) and that feeds in the developing fruits of hickory and pecan

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“Hickory shuckworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hickory%20shuckworm. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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