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Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

May 8, 2007
8:47 PM

Post #3477252

I found this guy today in the soil about 2" down. The pointy end wiggles. What is it?


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Garland, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 8, 2007
9:49 PM

Post #3477500

Looks like a sphinx moth pupa (cocoon).
West Pottsgrove, PA
(Zone 6b)

May 8, 2007
9:51 PM

Post #3477507

It's some kind of moth pupa, maybe a cutworm moth. You could keep it in soil in a jar and see what it becomes.
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

May 8, 2007
10:41 PM

Post #3477703

Good idea! I just have to dig it out of the trash now. Ewww. I don't want to. Thanks for the info!!!! I'll do some research about them. I love that bug guide site.


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