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Laurel Sphinx

Sphinx kalmiae

2 Species ID Suggestions

Caterpillar of Tomato Hornworm
Manduca quinquemaculata
Laurel Sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae


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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Actually, I found the same thing, and it is the Laurel Sphinx, Sphinx kalimiae. This was confirmed by many experts at BAMONA.

auntnance123
auntnance123 9 years ago

I would guess tomato hornworm. But have a look here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manduca_qui.... There's a good explanation of both tomato and tobbaco hornworms.

ogorneau14
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ogorneau14

New York, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2011
Submitted on Feb 11, 2012

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