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Five-Spotted Hawkmoth or Tomato Hornworm

Tomato Hornworm

Manduca, yes, but which?

They are similar

Also known as the Tobacco Hornworm

Please, no introduced mantids



non-host plants - evidence thereof

Tobacco Hornworm

also maybe a tomato hornworm

They'll eat Eggplant too!

Tomato hornworm

Tomato Hornworm

Tomato hornworm?



Tomato worm

"Tobacco" hornworm

The Tobacco Hornworm...

Manduca sexta, the Carolina S

nightshade plants

Caterpillar 1, paperboy 0

Reminds me of Erinnyis...

Excellent Info!

Manduca sexta

It is a Tobacco Hornworm

Hornworm pupa

tobacco hornworm

Tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta

Tobacco hornworm, perhaps?



If you have a tomato hornworm

Yep you got it, the Tomato Ho

Tomato Hornworm, Manduca quinquemaculata

Tobacco hornworm - Manduca sexta

A Sphinx by any other name . . .

I agree, my guide says the same -

Immature Tobacco Hornworm?


It is a sphinx moth larva, bu

a Sphinx moth caterpillar

That is a Manduca Quinquemacu

Thank you, Ross!

tachinid larvae

Thanks Ross...

looks like one of the tomato hornworm moths

Tomato Hornworm - Manduca sexta

What are you raising them for?

Hear, hear!

Moved- not a tomato hornworm moth

Tomato hornworm ID


Thanks again...

Tomato Hornworm?

No, the caterpillar I saw loo


Moved- Sphinx chersis

Tomato Hornworm?

It's a Sphinx moth.


Sorry this was croped it was

I grant that it's a sphinx mo

only distantly related

Never seen a tomato hornworm cat either...

Looks like

Tobacco Hornworm

Tomato or tobacco hornworm



tomato hornworm parasite

manduca sexta the tomato hornworm

Sphinx Moth pupa

Tomato or tobacco hornworm moth

Tomato Hornworm...


Brachonid Wasps

Pseudoplusia includens seems a good match


cant this

Oh, check this out - from Info page:

Five-spotted Hawk Moth


Close, but I think it's

Carolina Sphinx , Manduca sexta i think..

Tobacco Hornworm

getting there

Yes, if there is no record, t

Carolina Sphinx - Manduca sexta

Tomato Hornworm

Sphinx Moth Pupa

Tomato Hornworm

Caterpillar ID help

Yes, it looks like a tomato or a tobacco hornworm pupa

Um, well... I hate to tell yo

notes on manduca sexta from Wagner, p. 248



It is indeed a moth =)


Manduca quinquemaculata eggs for Science

Yes, this is definitely a Tomato hornworm

Yes, that's what I meant.


Carolina Sphinx

7775 -- Carolina Sphinx Moth -- Manduca sexta


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