Apple Maggot

  • The apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella, is a serious pest of Commericial apples in Western Washington state.
  • The apple maggot is considered an invasive pest in Washington State and quarantine areas have been established in Eastern Washington to contain the spread of the pest.
  • Outside the orchard, apple maggot can be found feeding on feral apples, crabapples and hawthorn