Bug Identification

mrtoledo(USDA 6 - SE MI)July 12, 2004

I am trying to figure out what this bug is?

A picture of this bug is found at

http://www.shankomatic.com/bug.jpg

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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

A moth; the adult of a hornworm. It appears that its wings aren't yet fully expanded, so it probably recently emerged from its pupal case.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2004 at 1:41PM
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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

Looks to me like either a Carolina Sphinx or a Five-Spotted Hawkmoth either the parent of the tomato hornworm.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2004 at 7:44AM
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