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Tobacco Hornworm similar to the Tomato Hornworm but they both eat tomatoes.
http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/4dmg/Pests/tomato.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manduca_quinquemaculata
The second link shows the moth.
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Jul 17 2011 15:02 GMT hans55 PRO
a good macro !!
Jul 17 2011 15:09 GMT saffi9
well found :)
Jul 17 2011 15:26 GMT Pea2007
Nice macro of a ugly creepymoggie.
Jul 17 2011 15:46 GMT bandsix
What a lovely looking caterpillar thingy!! Looks as though he has a sting in the tail...maybe that's just a warning......:)
Jul 17 2011 16:19 GMT peterpinhole
This is a fantastic macro.....well done!
Jul 18 2011 00:24 GMT larrybenedict
These are really pretty. Most years I will have to remove one or two of these critters from a tomato or pepper plant, but I haven't seen a one this year.
Jul 18 2011 15:28 GMT iyerhari
Beautiful shot of Caterpillar!
Jul 18 2011 20:08 GMT FLUMP
Most excellent!!!
Wouldn't last long on my tomatoes though!!!
Jul 20 2011 00:33 GMT martini957
Totally awesome
Jul 20 2011 04:10 GMT Wildspirit PRO
Nature's beauty!
Jul 27 2011 05:34 GMT marijke06
fantastic

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