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Tobacco Hornworm

Manduca sexta

Habitat:

It was eating my tomato plant!



2 species ID suggestions

tomato hornworm

2 Comments

Latimeria
Latimeria 7 years ago

The tobacco hornworm feeds on plants in the tomato family, so you'll find it in the same places as the tomato hornworm. The tobacco has 7 stripes, while the tomato has 8 V-shaped marks.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Yes Hawk moth caterpillar. Its also called False eye caterpillar.

Cotton Valley, Louisiana, USA

Lat: 32.82, Long: -93.42

Spotted on Jul 11, 2011
Submitted on Jul 11, 2011

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