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Manduca

Manduca

a genus of sphinx or hawk moths of the family sphingidae. These insects are used in molecular biology studies during all stages of their life cycle.


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Re: Which animal is this?

Hi there. It looks like a Hornworm (larval stage of a Hawk moth), either a tomatoe hornworm ( Manduca quinquemaculata ) if the markings on the side are V-shaped or a tobacco hornworm ( Manduca sexta ) if the marking are straight and whiteish. The horn is on the posterior ...

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by dslivinski
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:55 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which animal is this?
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