Tobacco Hornworm, Manduca sexta, is a common garden pest that you can bite back! This guy wiped out my roma tomatoes a few years back thus starting my interest in the study of entomophagy or bug eating. That and bugs are cool to look at!
Tobacco Hornworm Sources:
Audubon Guides – Insects and Spiders. Computer Software.Green Mountain Digital. Web
Evens, Arthur V., National Wildlife Federation: Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America, New York: Sterling Publishing, 2008. pg. 331
Milne, Lorus and Margery, National Audubon Society: Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. pg. 781 pl. 25, 558