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Hornworm ID? - Manduca rustica

Hornworm ID? - Manduca rustica
Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA
September 25, 2019
Size: >75MM
Large hornworm with noticeably THORNY tail spike. Host plant is Solanum erianthum.

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Hornworm ID? - Manduca rustica Hornworm ID? - Manduca rustica

Looks like...
these pics of a Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica) caterpillar. Description says
Quote:
The purple stripes on the side are characteristic.
Feeds of a vareity [sic]of trees and shurbs [sic].
Larvae in the genus Manduca have a rough horn

 
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editing gone awry. Nearly duplicate comment. Obliterated.

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