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Green caterpillar on amsonia - Hemaris diffinis

Green caterpillar on amsonia - Hemaris diffinis
Arnold, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
September 13, 2019
Size: 1+ inch
Eating amsonia. It has a black spike on its tail end, which is not clear in photo. Is it a young tomato hornworm that got lost? Tomato plants are growing a couple of yards away.

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Moved from ID Request.

Hemaris.
Hemaris.

 
Makes sense
Thank you! I did once have the thrill of watching a hummingbird moth feeding in my garden.

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