Manduca quinquemaculata


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Related to Manduca quinquemaculata: tobacco hornworm, tomato worm, tomato hornworm
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Noun1.Manduca quinquemaculata - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plantsManduca quinquemaculata - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Manduca quinquemaculata - moth whose larvae are tomato hornwormsManduca quinquemaculata - moth whose larvae are tomato hornworms
hawk moth, hawkmoth, hummingbird moth, sphingid, sphinx moth - any of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed
genus Manduca, Manduca - moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
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For recording the foraging activity of scorpions in the laboratory, common prey items i.e., grasshopper nymphs and adults, Acrida conica (Fabricius, 1781) (Orthoptera: Acrididae); houseflies, Musca domestica (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae); lycosid spiders, Pardosa sumatrana (Thorell, 1890) (Araneae: Lycosidae); moths, Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth, 1803) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae); and house crickets, Acheta domestica (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) were collected from scorpion habitats.
Tomato plants harboring either tobacco homworms (Manduca sexta) or tomato homworms (Manduca quinquemaculata) can have their branches skeletonized overnight by these voracious caterpillars.
subcrinita LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) [28], Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth) and M.