Insect and Bug ID forum: Name that Worm!!

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Name: Kevin
Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a)
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Kevs
May 20, 2016 6:22 PM CST
Ok people, I am leaning toward Tomato Hornworm but I'm not completely sure. Please help!!
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Name: Sue
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sooby
May 21, 2016 4:34 AM CST
From what I can see it doesn't look like a tomato hornworm. I'm thinking it may be a noctuid moth caterpillar like a cutworm or armyworm. What plant did you find it on (tomato?) or was it curled up in the soil?
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
May 21, 2016 7:12 AM CST
I would say it's in the Tribe Noctuini .. caterpillars change dramatically throughout their development.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/775928/bgimage

http://bugguide.net/node/view/12330/bgimage?from=120

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Name: Kevin
Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a)
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Kevs
May 21, 2016 12:28 PM CST
It was on a tomato plant.
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
May 21, 2016 1:38 PM CST
Some caterpillars will eat a range of plants.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=tomato+hornworm&source=lnm...

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