Tag Archives: Tobacco Hornworm

A pretty darn good photography setup for embroidery

This week has been spent improving the embroidery photography setup. Hopefully others will find this helpful in photographing their own stuff. Light was added. Lots of light. Four  work lamps may be attached to bicycles (there are a number of … Continue reading

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Manduca lifecycle sampler

Just about finished with all the hornworms. There is the stuffed larva which I wrote about before,  a stuffed pupa still needing to be stuffed as of this morning so more accurately called an unstuffed pupa, and a sampler depicting … Continue reading

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Needlepointing Hornworms

The Tobacco Hornworm, Manduca septa, is a three inch long green caterpillar. It has markings like light cigarettes running down the body, formed from the combination of brown spiracle and a white marking. They are native to North America and … Continue reading

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