Tag: Manduca sexta
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! Insect Enemy Number One: Tomato Hornworm Wanted Dead or Alive!
The Hornworm (Manduca sexta) – Image â“’ Tim Geiss at Poltergeiss Wanted Dead or Alive:Â Manduca quinquemaculata (and alsoÂ Manduca sexta)Â aka The Hornworm. Although he looks almost clownish in Tim Geiss’ photo (above), this garden pest is no laughing matter. The hornworm feeds on tomato plants and their relatives (other nightshades of theÂ Solanaceae family; includingÂ peppers, tomatillos, eggplants, […]Read More