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Tobacco Hornworm

Manduca sexta


This hornworm has become prey to parasitoid wasps


Found on tomato plant

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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.

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Connecticut, USA

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

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