lesser peach tree borer
- the larva of a clearwing moth, Synanthedon pictipes, distributed throughout the eastern U.S. and Canada but most prevalent in the South, that burrows into the injured trunks and branches of stone fruit trees.
Origin of lesser peach tree borer
First recorded in 1920–25
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