National Geographic : 1927 Jul
Photographs Courtesy U. S. Department of Agriculture LARVAE AND PUPA (ENLARGED ONE-HALF) OF THE CODLING MOTH, WHICH ATTACKS VARIOUS FRUITS The eggs are laid on the fruit and the larvae seek a convenient place to enter-usually at the calyx cup, the stem cavity, or an injured spot. After the fruit drops to the ground the larvae emerge and make their cocoons as shown here. CATERPILLARS OF THE HICKORY HALISIDOTA ONAPPLE TWIGS AND LEAVES The moth of this caterpillar isacousin oftheones shown infigures 6 and 7 on Color Plate XIII. The stinging hairs ofmany caterpillars such as these are an effective means ofdefense against alarge group of enemies.