Bug of the Week: Hornworm Larva

These are small hornworm larvae (Manduca). To give you scale, the white bump on its side is a whitefly.

The plant the hornworms are chewing on.

If you are interested in more information and science activities for kids, try the Manduca Project.


  1. Heather

    I have to say that I truly hate these bugs. They could decimate my garden in a very short time!

  2. Roberta

    You need more birds and paper wasps. Most of these are gone in a day.

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