Posts Tagged: hornworm
Remember Godzilla? The 1954 iconic film, Godzilla, featured what Wikipedia calls "an...
This three-inch-long tobacco hornworm appears to be ready to eat more tomato leaves (or the photographer). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Godzilla" roaming around her habitat. Tobacco hornworms (Manduca sexta) become Carolina sphinx moths, also known as hawkmoths or tobacco hawkmoths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you love tomatoes, you probably hate hornworms. Frankly, the garden's not big enough for...
This hornworm is feeding on a pepper plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When the caterpillar or larva is disturbed, it "rears up into an Egyptian sphinx-like pose," says entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The frass (droppings) from a hornworm. It's a tell-tale sign you have hornworms in your garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The tomato hornworm turns into a sphinx moth or hummingbird moth (family Sphingidae). (Wikipedia Photo)
Our cat is an entomologist. She has no formal training in the science of insects, but she can...