Observation 141442: Manduca sexta
When: 2013-07-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Green caterpillar with white v-shaped markings and red posterior "horn’, on tomato plants. M. quinquemaculata has black posterior “horn”. Species being parasitized by wasp eggs. Braconid ?

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Hi Christine
By: Phil (gunchky)
2013-08-01 09:27:33 PDT (-0700)

Thanks for commenting on the wasp eggs, but I didn’t think that they were a fungal infection.

Tomato Hornworm Parasitized by Braconid Wasp Larva
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-07-30 19:14:34 PDT (-0700)

Were you thinking this might be fungal? That is a pretty heavy wasp infestation.

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