Subject: Large green catapiller
Location: waukesha wi
August 5, 2015 5:34 pm
found this guy munching away on my tomato plants. He cleaned a few branches bare so I relocated him. Roughly 3 inches long, 3/4 wide.
Signature: Wi gardener

Tobacco Hornworm

Tobacco Hornworm

Dear Wi gardener,
This is a Tobacco Hornworm,
Manduca sexta, one of two species of related caterpillars that are frequently found feeding on the leaves of tomatoes and related plants.

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Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin

2 Responses to Tobacco Hornworm

  1. Love the “eyes” (spiracles) on these guys! #eerie

  2. Tomato and chili plant destroyers! Good thing they make a cool moth…. 🙂

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