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anyone else having a problem with something eating their peppers? I have hot chili and cayenne pepper and something is eating a hole in them about the size of a dime. I haven't been able to find any type of insect on them. I'm just wondering what kind of bug is tough enough to chow down on hot chili's. Anyone got any idea?
 

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not certain, but my guess would be:

PEPPER WEEVIL, Anthonomus eugenii Cano

Plants Attacked: Pepper

Description: Adults are black weevils about l/s inch long with a sparse covering of tan-to-gray hairs. Larvae are white grubs with brown heads.

Life History: Adults lay eggs in buds or young pods. Young larvae feed and develop in young pods where they pupate. There may be five to eight generations which appear to be continuous in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

Damage: Tunnels damage the seed mass in the center of pepper pods.

here's a nice link re: INSECTS IN VEGETABLES

http://entowww.tamu.edu/extension/bulletins/b-1273.html#PEPPER WEEVIL

hope you are having a GROOVEY day kyhippie :D
 

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