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Tobacco hornworm

Manduca sexta

Description:

White chevrons meet on top of back. Pink horn.

Habitat:

Tomato plants.

Notes:

Hodges #7775. Chowing down on tomato plants. Large sphinx moths frequenting wild tobacco flowers at night in same vicinity.

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2 Comments

cherohio
cherohio 7 years ago

Yes, funny! I enjoyed watching these caterpillars do their thing: eating their way through my husband's tomato plants. I miss them now that they are gone!

doreen.chambers.14
doreen.chambers.14 7 years ago

Interesting and so funny.

cherohio
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cherohio

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 1, 2014
Submitted on Jul 2, 2014

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