Papaya Bug: Is it Erinnyis alope? What action should I take?

rawvegangardenerOctober 4, 2012

Found this bug in the image on my papaya plant today. My research of pests on the papaya shows a resemblance to Erinnyis alope. Here's a link to a website that talks about the pest: http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/flPinellassph5l.htm . What should I do about this pest?

Thanks in advance!

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slopfrog

I'd just pull him right off there and smash his little head or throw him to the fish.... If a bunch more show up then consider other options

    Bookmark   October 5, 2012 at 5:45PM
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rawvegangardener

Thanks for the advice slopfrog. I did this yesterday! That's my plan of action.

    Bookmark   October 5, 2012 at 8:02PM
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