Tomato Bugs: Carolina Sphinx Caterpillars

October 11, 2010
When Daniel was filming the publicity video to demonstrate his on camera abilities to television producers, he was unable to locate any Tomato Bugs, the caterpillars of two different species of Sphinx Moths in the genus
Manduca, in his garden.  Undaunted, the video was shot without the starring bugs.  Six weeks later, Daniel found at least six Carolina Sphinx Caterpillars, Manduca sexta, chomping on the leaves of the volunteer tomato plant in the back yard.  Here is a photo of two of them.  Perhaps he can convince the camera crew from Varmint Media to return.

Carolina Sphinx Caterpillars

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