Tomato and Tobacco Hornworms
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark compare and contrast two species of moths and their caterpillars.
Photo 1: Tomato hornworm moth, Manduca quinquemaculata. Photo by Shawn Hanrahan, Texas A & M University, via en.wikipedia.org
Photo 2: Tomato hornworm caterpillar, Manduca quinquemaculata. Photo by Whitney Cranshaw, Bugwood.org.
Photo 3: Tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta. Photo by Shawn Hanrahan, Texas A & M University, via en.wikipedia.org
Photo 4: Tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta) with braconid wasp cocoons. Photo by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Bugwood.org