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Moth ID
Location: London Ohio
August 31, 2011 8:40 am
Any idea what this guy is called? I’ve done some searching but am not getting anywhere. found it on my pepper plants in central ohio.
Signature: MC

Carolina Sphinx

Hi MC,
This is
Manduca sexta, the Carolina Sphinx or Six Spotted Hawkmoth, and the caterpillar, called the Tobacco Hornworm, is frequently found feeding on tomato plants.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ohio

2 Responses to Carolina Sphinx

  1. wILLAM says:

    I got one in southern Nv. for my son’s home work for 6th grade. So far all I got is it’s name ( Manduca Quinaenaculata ) I think that’s it’s name any how lol

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