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Found inside of a green pepper

Found inside of a green pepper
Vernon, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
December 21, 2016
Size: 5-7mm
This tiny insect was found while cutting pepper while making a salad. The green pepper was purchased from a local supermarket.

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Found inside of a green pepper Found inside of a green pepper

Moved from ID Request.

Possibly a cutworm
Possibly a cutworm (moth caterpillar) but I am not certain of this. They are known pests on peppers.

pepper pest
Thank you. It was so small we weren't sure it wasn't just a brown discolored spot on the inside of the pepper. We almost ate it.

If you have any more pictures
If you have any more pictures of this bug, you can post them here and they may help with a better ID. Great detail, by the way

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