Home » Articles tagged ‘beetle

How do worms get into chestnuts?

May 12, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Zoology

  The so-called worms often found in chestnuts are the larvae of the chestnut weevil, a yellowish beetle with a long beak or snout. During the blooming season, usually in June or July, the female beetle bores, through the burr of the chestnut and deposits her small white eggs in the immature nut. When hatched …

Comments Off on How do worms get into chestnuts? Tags: , , ,