What Insect Is Eating New Growth Pinecones

Question From: Sarasota, Florida, United States
Q: Hello...could you tell me what the name of this insect is that is eating a new growth pinecone?
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A: Nancy, I live in Michigan and am not familiar with your southern insects. However, I Googled "insect ID in Florida" and got lots of hits on helpful websites including this one. entnemdept.ufl.edu/*insect*id/. Best Nancy and thanks for visiting Yardener.com