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Tobacco Hornworm

Manduca sexta

Description:

This hornworm has become prey to parasitoid wasps

Habitat:

Found on tomato plant

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1 Comment

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago

Hi, Deanna. Manduca quinquemaculatus has white v-shaped markings on its sides and the caterpillar in your photo has diagonal lines. I think it may be Manduca sexta, the Carolina sphinx moth caterpillar.

DeannaBroderick
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DeannaBroderick

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2013
Submitted on Sep 23, 2013

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