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Photo#294159
egg on tomato - Manduca

egg on tomato - Manduca
Burlington Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
June 25, 2009
Size: 2mm
Small, light green egg, on tomato plant. I think it may be a hornworm/sphinx egg?

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Looks like it...
I grow tomatos, and have issues with them every year... they're destructive, and get HUGE, but they're still fun to watch. Very photogenic too, they dont move a whole lot :)

 
I agree
The only other big, spherical eggs you'd see on vegetation would be swallowtail eggs, and since there aren't any tomato swallowtails, I'd say Manduca is a safe bet.

 
awesome
I have swallowtails...they lay their eggs on my parsley, dill and fennel.

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