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rednecked peanutworm feeding damage

rednecked peanutworm feeding damage

These damaged peanut leaves show typical injury caused by the rednecked peanutworm (Stegasta bosqueella). The larvae feed the leaflets while they are still closed. After the leaflets open, they commonly present a symmetrical injury pattern. (Photo by Odair Aparecido Fernandes, Ph.D.)

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