Range: Throughout North America
Description: 3" to 4" long, green with seven or eight white stripes. Tomato Hornworm has
a black horn projecting from rear and Tobacco Hornworm a red horn.
Adult: Grayish or brownish moth with white zig zags on rear wings and
orange or brownish spots on body; 4-5 inch wingspan.
Eggs: Greenish yellow laid on the underside of leaves.
Life Cycle: One or two generations per year. Winter passed in pupal stage.
Feeding Habits: Larvae chew leaves and fruits.