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Indian Meal moth larva - Plodia interpunctella

Indian Meal moth larva - Plodia interpunctella
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
August 8, 2011
Size: 1cm
To my surprise (after dinner) found in package of hamburger buns. There were about 2 per bun in 3 of the remaining 5 buns.

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Indian Meal moth larva - Plodia interpunctella Indian Meal moth larva - Plodia interpunctella

What's worse than finding a worm in an apple?
Finding half a worm in an apple.

These are larger than the 1mm size you gave.

 
I'll tell you what...
How about 1 cm? Blonde-or-lack-thereof moment [or "-larva-thereof?"]. (:-o Thanks for the observation...I'll make the necessary editions...

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