Insect and Bug ID forum: Name the worm

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wormfan
Jun 9, 2016 11:04 AM CST
Is this a tobacco hornworm? Understood it was supposed to have 7 stripes whereas this only has 4.


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JRsbugs
Jun 9, 2016 11:42 AM CST
Welcome!

You haven't told us where you are, however Eumorpha vitis looks possible.

http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges...

http://bugguide.net/node/view/55225/bgpage

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Eumorpha-vitis

http://caterpillars.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/48359/media

Maybe Eumorpha satellitia is closer?

http://bugguide.net/node/view/626705/bgpage

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Eumorpha-satellit...

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