Coleophora serratella (L.)
Distribution: Most fruit-growing states and provinces in eastern North America.
Cigar casebearer larva builds and hides in a cigar-shaped shelter.
NY State Ag Experiment Station
Adult is dark gray with fringed wings. The small yellowish larva of the cigar casebearer has a black head and builds and hides in a cigar-shaped shelter (A, B, C) that it carries with it while feeding or attaches to leaves and branches of apple trees.