Carolina Sphinx (Manduca sexta)

Caterpillar HostplantsTobacco, potato and tomato plants. Occasionally a pest.
Seasonal Flight Data
General NotesThe "tobacco hornworm" can be told from the "tomato hornworm" (Five-Spotted Hawkmoth, Manduca quinquemaculata) by the 7 white lines on the side of the caterpillar's body as well as the red-tipped horn.

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