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Waved sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa)

Description:

Green

Habitat:

City trail

Notes:

4 inches long


No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

NathanVaughn
NathanVaughn 6 years ago

Loved all the info in these comments. I get these or the tomato horn worms in my garden. I'll look more closely for a definite ID next time.

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

I've revised this ID to the Waved sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa), given the location and the color of the tail spike.

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

Five-Spotted Hawkmoth (Manduca quinquemaculata) aka the Tomato horn worm. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manduca_qui...

Dallas, Texas, USA

Lat: 32.80, Long: -96.81

Spotted on Oct 24, 2010
Submitted on Oct 24, 2010

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