What's eating this pepper?

Asked August 28, 2017, 9:46 AM EDT

Mr. Peck would like to know what is eating his pepper. Please see pictures attached.

Gratiot County Michigan

1 Response

Although it is hard to be certain, this looks like damage from a hornworm. The tomato fruit worm can also cause damage to the fruit. Leaf damage and frass are frequently seen along with the fruit damage with the hornworm. Check out the following link:
http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/the_tomato_hornworm_and_the_tobacco_hornworm
I hope this helps,