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Apple Maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella)

Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Tephritidae
Genus: Rhagoletis
Species: pomonella (pom-on-ELL-ah) (Info)


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Baltimore, Maryland

Member Notes:

Neutral raeingarden On Jan 31, 2012, raeingarden from Baltimore, MD wrote:

i ignored my brocoli unitil today, its over 60 degrees and beautiful . the brocoli had heads and side shoots but all the leaves had wilted. when i pulled the plant what looked like white specks covered the soil and flew around the air. i ve never seen this but the closest thing i could find was root maggots. can anyone help me

raeingarden zone 7

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