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CLOSED: ID please

Questa, NM(Zone 5b)

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)

Looks like a sphinx moth pupa (cocoon).

West Pottsgrove, PA(Zone 6b)

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.

Questa, NM(Zone 5b)

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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