what kind of worm is this eating my tomato plants?

tisselAugust 15, 2012

I found this green spiney worm eating to tomato plants. Does anyone know what it is?

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

That's a hornworm but the really good news is that the white things on it are pupal cases of a naturally occurring biological control agent. Congrats!

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